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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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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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Free access to Newspaper.com this weekend

For the holiday weekend, free access is available to Newspaper.com Publisher Extra edition from now until Feb. 20 at 1:59 a.m. Eastern time. Search 924 million+ pages in our newspaper archive for marriage announcements, birth announcements, society pages, and much more.  In addition, search the

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MyHeritage.com offers free access to marriage records

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, MyHeritage is granting free access to its marriage records from today through Feb. 17, 2024. MyHeritage has 254 collections containing 746 million historical records. Marriage records typically reveal names, birth dates, places of birth, and residences of the bride and groom, often

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