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Google My Maps can help you create a virtual tour of an ancestor's home. #genealogy #resources #ancestors
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Creating a Virtual Hometown Tour With Google My Maps

Ever wished you could visit the hometown of an ancestor but you don’t know if you’ll ever make it what if I told you you could create a virtual tour of your ancestral hometown using Google My Maps. In a previous post and video, Melissa Finley from Boundless Genealogy.com explained how to create a basic […]

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How to Create a Blog Title Graphics

  When a reader asks a blogger a question and a challenge presents a deadline, the stars align so that I can put on my teaching hat (the one I love best to wear). Dana Leeds, The Enthusiastic Genealogy, posed the question “How do you create your blog post graphics?” Initially, I wanted to answer […]

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10 Ways to Share Family History
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10 Ways to Share Your Family History

Who doesn’t want to generate more interest in their research among their family members? For years I’ve contacted different family members asking them to share family photos, documents, and stories with me. They seem willing and ask, “what do you want to know?” Those seem like golden words, but they’re not. Or at least, I […]

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Mailbag: Get Caught Up With a Photobook Site?

One of my Power Scrapbooking – Get Caught Up, No Matter Your Scrapbooking Style readers knows how much I love creating my own pages using digital scrapbooking supplies and the program Photoshop Elements. However, she has a room full of photo boxes, a change in her family dynamics, and wants to get caught up. So […]

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Keep the Stories and Photos Together (Part 2)

A few weeks ago, I shared how I keep my stories and photos together. At the beginning of the year, I shared how I record my Personal History Through Blog Books, then I scrapbook later. I hope you have enjoyed these two posts. If not, go back and read them again. One question a reader […]

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Consider a Donation to a University

When I was doing research regarding my great grandfather Professor R.Victor Zumstein, I decided to contact the universities where he attended and taught. Each university’s special collection’s department was courteous, though they had different amounts of resources.  Postcard with an elevated view of the horseshoe-shaped football stadium on the campus of Ohio State University in Columbus, […]

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