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Great Genealogical Collection at Cincinnati – Hamilton County Library

October 6th, 2008 · No Comments

There are definite pros and cons to an offspring’s college career. Out of state tuition charges can cause one to shed crocodile tears each time a check is written. But sometimes there are unexpected bonuses. Our child’s four years at the University of Cincinnati offered an unforeseen “pro” in the form of The Public Library […]

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For Virginia Research – Choose Richmond & The Library of Virginia

October 6th, 2008 · No Comments

Just about everyone who descends from a Southern family can claim Virginia roots. The English Colony that began with Jamestown in 1607 is now a flourishing Commonwealth approaching its 400th birthday. As a salute to your Virginia heritage, who not plan a research trip to Virginia? One would expect to center a research vacation in […]

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Research in Washington Should Include DAR Library

October 6th, 2008 · No Comments

Most Americans have some familiarity with Constitution Hall. But how many individuals are aware that a fabulous genealogical library lies in DAR’s stately headquarters building? Open to the general public for the meager charge of $6 per day, the DAR Library holds many treasures for those researching family history. One would expect the library to […]

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Salt Lake City is Amazing

October 6th, 2008 · No Comments

If a genealogist has the choice of one research trip per year the destination could only be Salt Lake City. Its as if every courthouse in the country were transported to one location and made available six days a week to the researching public. The Latter Day Saints Family History Library is an amazing place. […]

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Hurrah for Ancestor Worship!

October 6th, 2008 · No Comments

So how does one become addicted to genealogical research? I’m certain many of my acquaintances must regularly whisper such nonsense behind my back. After all not everyone becomes ecstatically happy at the thought of visiting old cemeteries. Struggling through briars to raise a fallen tombstone that has long sheltered a bed of snakes isn’t a […]

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