October is Family History Month. Here are three easy things you can do this month to begin saving YOUR family history. Just pick 1 to start and see where it takes you! 1. Dedicate a little notebook to use to jot down stories of your life and stories that you heard about your family. WhenContinue reading “It’s October – Family History Month!”
It’s incredible to feel a connection to those who came before us. We have the opportunity to reach out to those who have yet been born and provide them with a deep connection back to us.
One way to capture a personal history is to create a tribute blog. A tribute blog may be used for a whole life story or to capture a segment of one’s life. You can create a free blog with a product such as WordPress and as a digital medium, it can be saved for perpetuity.Continue reading “Creating a Tribute Blog”
This is an amazing story of the past and the present! A local man discovered lost and forgotten images in an attic. With a little digging, he solved a mystery and discovered some history.
A Trip to Chicago This week has me transcribing and recording a letter from 1876. It’s from a young woman — a recent Vassar College graduate — who is in Chicago for the summer and writing home to her family about her adventures. Her letter is pages and pages long. She decided to write oneContinue reading “Letter from 1876”