Category Archives: History

14 reasons you need to visit FGS 2019 – FindMyPast August 15, 2019

I missed this the other day, but saw it on FindMyPast today –14 reasons you need to visit FGS 2019: https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/fgs-conference-2019. 14 reasons you need to visit FGS 2019 We can’t wait for the Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference 2019. … Continue reading

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Rapunzel’s Pirate Tower Ruin of Victoria Beach, Laguna Beach, California – Weirdness Wednesdays August 21, 2019

Appears to be pirates theme this month – yesterday was Backyard Pirate Ship, Overbrook – Kansas Tuesdays August 20, 2019 and Teach’s Hole – Blackbeard Exhibit and Pyrate Specialty Shoppe, Ocracoke – North Carolina Thursdays August 8, 2019. I saw … Continue reading

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Backyard Pirate Ship, Overbrook – Kansas Tuesdays August 20, 2019

I checked out Roadside America’s Gone But Not Forgotten for Kansas Tuesdays – DV Hangman Pirate Ship, Overbrook, Kansas https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/33113. Reported as no longer there in 2015. Not finding a lot on the former attraction. If any has more information, … Continue reading

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I Survived The Holocaust Twin Experiments YouTube Video – Forgiveness Sundays August 18, 2019

In searching forgive on YouTube, I came across this video and felt it was appropriate to the topic of Forgiveness Sundays – I Survived The Holocaust Twin Experiments https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdgPAetNY5U (about 14:48 minutes long) I read through the transcript as I … Continue reading

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FindMyPast Fridays August 16, 2019

I didn’t see this yesterday on FindMyPast and had to hunt for it today to find it – https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/new-records-covering-maryland-knights-of-the-realm. Some earlier FindMyPast Fridays links may be broken, but I will check them when I get a chance. Uncover the stories … Continue reading

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Historic Adobe Museum, Ulysses – Kansas Tuesdays August 13, 2019

I decided to check out Legends of Kansas – http://www.legendsofkansas.com/cities.html for today’s choice for Kansas Tuesdays which led me to Legends of America – https://www.legendsofamerica.com/ks-ulysses/. The first thing to grab my attention was Ulysses – Born Twice and Still Kickin! –snip– … Continue reading

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FindMyPast Fridays August 9, 2019

I appreciate FindMyPast posting this yesterday – https://blog.findmypast.com/findmypast-friday-august-9th-2639732184.html. Scotland, Published Family Histories Is your family from Scotland? Discover more about your Scottish families’ name and history from this collection of publications. There are over 400 publications in this collection of … Continue reading

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Kansas Barbed Wired Museum, La Crosse – Kansas Tuesdays August 6, 2019

In checking out Roadside America today for Kansas Tuesdays potential posts, I came across the Kansas Barbed Wire  Museum, La Crosse – https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/490. In addition, last week I was talking to a friend who mentioned the museum as being more … Continue reading

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FindMyPast Fridays August 2, 2019

I appreciate FindMyPast posting this yesterday – FindMyPast Fridays August 2, 2019.  Cincinnati Roman Catholic Parish Records Over 644,000 new Cincinnati records have been added to the Catholic Heritage Archive. As well as adding new transcripts, images of original documents … Continue reading

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Erie Dinosaur Park, Erie – Kansas Tuesdays July 30, 2019

In checking out Roadside America yesterday for Kansas Tuesdays potential posts, I came across Erie Dinosaur Park – https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/13165. Website: http://www.eriedinosaurpark.com/home.html eriedinosaurpark.wix.com (Link appears to be broken and not saved on Wayback Machine) Erie, Kansas Website: http://www.lovesmalltownamerica.com/erieks.php Neosho County, Kansas … Continue reading

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