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
Port Penn Cannery While on the walking tour of Port Penn there are some interesting pieces of history to see along the way. While at the old Port Penn school house I noticed something about the local cannery. Unfortunately, the
Jackpot of Clues It appeared as a standard photograph of a home with no clues behind the photo. Yet after some closer observation I noticed a tear. Therefore, as any curious individual or better yet researcher would do. I carefully
Schoolhouse A noticeable building along the historical walking tour of Port Penn. This two room Port Penn schoolhouse now serves as a museum for those who visit Port Penn, Delaware. Built in 1886 for the purpose of educating eight grades
Look Who’s Having Fun But who are they? No names were found on either photograph. But there appears to be an acronym on the back. What could ALDP stand for? Adding another post with out words hoping for answers.