Where your ancestors meet the past

Memorial Day 2021

Curious about Memorial Day? Check out this quick history and how your ancestors may have celebrated in the 19th century!
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Memorial Day 2021

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Happy St. Patrick's Day! I wanted to share a few fun videos to help connect us with Irish culture on...
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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Moving Away Pt 2: Finding Your Interwar Ancestors

Paris between the world wars.  Exciting.  Creative.  Cheap.  And for many Americans, a much more free place than back home. ...
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Moving Away Pt 2: Finding Your Interwar Ancestors

Moving Away: Migration to France Between the World Wars

Genealogy is generally the search for ancestors who moved to where we are now. But some family members emigrated away...
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Moving Away:  Migration to France Between the World Wars

Introducing GC Newsreel!

Welcome to the first Newsreel article!  This is a new feature for sharing quick genealogy news and updates. I know...
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Introducing GC Newsreel!

New Year, New Research Form

We haven't known each other very long, but I have to confess something.  I struggle with organization.  Wrangling all those...
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New Year, New Research Form

Happy New Year!

Just a quick note to say we made it!! May this year be a much better year for everyone! Stay...
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Happy New Year!

The Mayflower at 400

This year we celebrated the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower voyage. While this milestone wasn't the biggest news of the...
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The Mayflower at 400

The Sound of Colonial Christmas

That magical time of year is upon us, when we are frantically trying to get everything done for the holidays....
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The Sound of Colonial Christmas

Happy Halloween!

We explore a late 19th century American Halloween party, including trying one of the recipes: Baked Apples.
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Happy Halloween!

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