What’s the difference?

I’ve been preoccupied the last few weeks with planning a Veterans Day event, “Salute to America’s Finest” in Wayzata, MN.


Coat of arms website

Some family historians I’ve met over the years have been particularly interested in their family crest. If you’re among them, you’ll want to read about this Coat of Arms website.


New home for IGSI

Irish Genealogical Society International (IGSI) is getting settled into its new home in Mendota Heights.


Andersons in Carrig

The latest edition of IGSI’s eNewsletter, Ginealas, arrived in members’ email boxes this weekend. A flurry of online map ordering activity ensued.


Honoring Pioneer Women, 1840-1860

A few months ago I blogged about a restoration project at the historic Sibley House property, which is owned by the Minnesota Historical Society. Unfortunately I don’t have as much progress to report as I’d hoped.


Travel with NEHGS in 2018

The New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) offers a wide variety of guided research tours and extended programs for family historians of all skill levels.

Data removed from online sites

No, it isn’t your imagination. Information found online can disappear.

Borrow books from Internet Archive

Thanks to the National Genealogical Society (NGS) blog I’ve learned about Internet Archive, a non-profit digital library aiming to provide “universal access to all knowledge.”


2017 Superstar Genealogists

John D. Reid of Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections blog has announced voting results for 2017 Superstar Genealogists.


How green is the Emerald Isle?

The following information about the symposium, How Green is the Emerald Isle? Ireland and the Environment, comes from Jim Rogers and the Center for Irish Studies: