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RootsTech 2024 conference to begin February 29

Don’t forget that The RootsTech Genealogy Conference, sponsored by FamilySearch.org, will take place for free virtually from Thursday, February 29 – Saturday, March 2, 2024. There will over 200 new online sessions in over 26 languages. You can chat online with other attendees worldwide and

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Records of Bath veterans’ home available online

The genealogy database Fold3.com recently added records for the Bath National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. This collection has indexes and registers for Bath as well as a death index for the years 1879-1903. This was a home, funded by Congress, for soldiers and sailors

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Palatines to America conference to take place in Albany

The Palatines to America National Conference will take place on June 6-9, 2024 at the Albany Hilton in Albany, NY.  The keynote speaker will be historian Philip L. Otterness, PhD. Conference registration includes: access to all of the lectures, including those of keynote speaker, Philip

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Woodlawn Cemetery tour celebrates Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, there will be a Trolley Tour at Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024 at noon, stopping at the gravesites and memorials of African-American and Afro-Caribbean notables. The tour includes such notables as Florence Mills, Madam

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More newspapers added to historic newspaper website

In a recent article in the “Daily Sentinel” online, The Erwin Library in Boonville (Oneida County) announced that the Boonville Herald digitization project is completed. You can now access all Boonville Herald newspapers 1853-2020 on the New York State Historic Newspapers website. Older newspapers that

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