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‘One fire away’: Why Ontario communities are digitizing their newspapers – TVO50 December 9, 2020

I saw this recently – ‘One fire away’: Why Ontario communities are digitizing their newspapers: https://www.tvo.org/article/one-fire-away-why-ontario-communities-are-digitizing-their-newspapers. This society had a fire Gulfport (Florida) Historical Museum/Society Labor Day 2018 Fire, but it only damaged the exterior of the building and was … Continue reading

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Reading Old Handwriting – National Genealogical Society November 11, 2020

I saw this today on the National Genealogical Society website – Reading Old Handwriting – National Genealogical Society November 11, 2020: https://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cgs/reading-old-handwriting/. It’s $75 for members and $100 for non-members. There are ten modules in the course so $7.50 or … Continue reading

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World’s Biggest Mayflower Lineage Database – November 10, 2020

This is available to anyone who is a member of the American Ancestors at the Individual or above level – World’s Biggest Mayflower Lineage Database: https://www.americanancestors.org/mayflower-family. In addition if you are a member of the General Society of Mayflower Descendants: … Continue reading

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Went to the Historical/Genealogical Society Where I Volunteer Today – October 3, 2020

We are only open two days per week at the historical/genealogical society. With the COVID-19 stuff going on, we are only open 2 hours on those days. Normally we are open from 10 AM to 4 PM, but the hours … Continue reading

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Been an Interesting Day – September 18, 2020

I was able to work around the issues of Internet access for the most part. I scheduled the rest of the posts for tonight and the first four posts for tomorrow. I also scheduled YouTube videos through Monday. I figured … Continue reading

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Cherokee County Historical Museum, Murphy – North Carolina Thursdays September 10, 2020

Updated with corrected links – September 17, 2020 For this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post, I chose to look around Murphy, Cherokee County. There were several places that sounded interesting. I went with Cherokee County Historical Museum – http://www.cherokeecounty-nc.gov/183/Historical-Museum. I … Continue reading

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Franklin Gem and Mineral Museum, Franklin – North Carolina Thursdays September 3, 2020

For this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post, I chose to look around Franklin, Macon County. There were several places that sounded interesting. I went with Franklin Gem & Mineral Museum as it’s known locally as the Gem Capital of the … Continue reading

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Ontario Ancestors to become Digital Image Library Affiliate – August 28, 2020

I saw this on FamilySearch – https://media.familysearch.org/familysearch-and-ontario-ancestors-announce-book-scanning-project/, but went with what’s posted on Ontario Ancestors’ website: Ontario Ancestors to become Digital Image Library Affiliate: https://ogs.on.ca/ontario-ancestors-to-become-digital-image-library-affiliate/. Posted August 28, 2020 by Steve Fulton UE in Press Release We are pleased to … Continue reading

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Dale’s Wheels Through Time Motorcycle Museum, Maggie Valley – North Carolina Thursdays August 27, 2020

For this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post, I chose to look around Maggie Valley, Haywood County. There were some places that looked interesting. I went with Dale’s Wheels Through Time Motorcycle Museum – https://wheelsthroughtime.com/. I thought it was a nice … Continue reading

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Rush Wray Museum, John Wesley McElroy House, and Yancey County History Association, Burnsville – North Carolina Thursdays August 20, 2020

For this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post, I chose to look around Burnsville, Yancey County. There were some places that sounded interesting. I went with Rush Wray Museum, John Wesley McElroy House, and Yancey County History Association – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Wesley_McElroy_House. I thought … Continue reading

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