Find My Past

Includes collections of over 2 billion historical records from around the world, including US censuses from as far back as 1790, 1 billion records from the British Isles, the largest collection of Irish records anywhere online, and US military records from the Revolutionary War up to World War II. In addition, you’ll be able to explore millions of newspaper pages from as long ago as 1710.

ImportantThis database is only available at the Penrose and 1905 Carnegie Libraries.
Find My Past


Hello, The Special Collections department of the Pikes Peak Library District has great resources for tracing family history. We have a substantial collection of print materials, genealogical databases, and web resources that can help your research. We are located downtown in the Penrose Library located at 20 N. Cascade ave. We are happy to assist you and get you started using our resources. You can also reach staff for questions at 719-531-6333 x 2252. Tim Morris

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