Breaking Brick Walls How many times have you asked yourself, “What the heck could have happened to Great Grandma Margaret?” Have you ever stopped to think about what was going on in the world at that time? I don’t know
Family Research Journey Let’s face it when we first started researching our family, our ancestors it became a true journey. A journey into the past, learning more about them, their lives and those around them. There are three books that
Your Society Library Some feel the big plus with belonging to a society are the newsletters, quarterlies and journals you receive. I have to agree I enjoy getting all of mine, well I do now. See I like organization, spreadsheets,
Missouri State Penitentiary Gas Chamber Tour How many of you have ever visited a penitentiary? Do you know much about its history, prisoners and guards behind the walls? Some don’t realize what history, stories and genealogical significance can be found
Family Charts Spring months are upon us and summer is even closer then we realize. With summer, comes vacations and family reunions. it’s the perfect time for many family historians to share their work, family charts, family trees and stories.
Historic Chambers House Built in the early 1800’s the Chambers house is a Quaker style home is also known as the “Stairways.” While walking around the outside of the home I noticed it was actually built into the side of
Living DNA Who is Living DNA? Where is Living DNA? What makes them different from all of the other DNA companies? These are just a few of the many questions I’ve received and heard throughout the last four months. I
Philadelphia Made I’m curious how many of you know what a “diving bell” is? Have you ever seen one while walking along the beach or while taking a boat tour? I thought I had numerous of times even in movies