Here’s A Tool You’ll Want to Use!

Of all the cool tools I saw demonstrated in the FGS/RootsTech Exhibit Hall, HistoryGeo is right up there in the “very impressive” category. I’ll show you how it works. The First Landowner’s Project is a map of 8.8 million landowners who took out patents for land from...

Correlate With Mind Maps

Are you buried under sources and information for your ancestor, but can’t see the answer to your research question? You probably feel the same way standing under a bunch of balloons because you can’t see what’s above them. What if you could organize your information...

Friday’s Faves: SLIG Day Five!

This morning Thomas Jones led us through last night’s homework assignment. Rick Sayre discussed “Rural and Urban Map Strategies: Analysis, Interpretation, and Correlation.” He talked about how to critically evaluate a map and correlate it with other information. ...

Armchair Travel Anywhere

Years ago I headed to Boston in search of my great-grandfather, Thomas Francis Farrell.  I was going to walk where he walked.  I was going to take pictures of the place he lived.  I EVEN had found the address where he had lived! I was so excited.   It was going to be...