Summer in Maryland
Take a moment to relax with these great genealogy reads.
Genealady of Just Folks asks What's your genealogy "endzone celebration"? Do you have a special dance?
Enjoy an entertaining post from Two Nerdy History Girls with A Place for Everything: A Victorian Lady's Traveling Case, c. 1870.
Take a tour of the National Quilt Collection at the National Museum of American History.
Lisa Swanson Ellam of The Faces Of My Family blogs about headstone restoration on Tombstone Tuesday - Cemetery Preservation Workshop.
The footnoteMaven shares a touching family story with Sour Cream, Raisins, and Rhubarb.
Great reminder from Randy Seaver of Genea-Musings on Tuesday's Tip - Check the Chronicling America Website for Historical Newspapers.
Kathleen Brandt of a3Genealogy tells the tale of Civil War Burials: Died Once, Buried Three Times.
If you enjoy old photographs check out Forgotten Old Photos. Browse this amazing collection of pictures discovered in antique shops and from garage sales.
Stephanie Ann of World Turn'd Upside Down wonders How many calories did they eat in a day in the 1860s?
Over at 'On a flesh and bone foundation': An Irish History we find a tale of genealogy whimsy In the company of women: taking tea with ancestors of the female variety.
Are you a philatelic? You should be following The Stamp Collection Round-up by Don Schilling. Here you will find news, resources, and links to the stamp collecting world.
Kathleen of Misadventures of a Genealogist talks about identifying ancestors in photographs with I can pick my relative out of a lineup.
High-Defintion Genealogy presents Geni Podcast - Getting To Know Thomas MacEntee.
Favorite photograph this week is The Rope Pull - Wordless Wednesday by Cynthia Shenette of Heritage Zen. Would love to spend an afternoon with this group of women!
From Heather Rojo of Nutfield Genealogy we have The Census Taker Poem.
FamilySearch.org offers research tips with the post Why Can't I Find a Record in a Large Database like FamilySearch?
This week I started following Genealogy On Location. On the site Robin Foster offers informative tutorials such as Locating Hard-to-Find Ancestors on the US Census.
Are there soldiers buried in the backyards of Fredericksburg? Read Mysteries and Conundrums for the answer to this intriguing question.
Lisa of Are You My Cousin? tells us that Scrapbooking is Not a "New" Hobby.
Congratulations to the following Geneabloggers celebrating their blogiversary:
The Educated Genealogist
The Genealogy Search
Greta's Genealogy Blog
The Mashburn Collection
My Tangled Vine
Tracing The Tribe: The Jewish Genealogy Blog
Blogs started following this week:
Climbing the Branches of My Family Tree
From My Tree Branch To Yours
A Little Bit French
Scottish GENES (GEnealogy News and EventS)
Don't forget tonight is GeneaBloggers Radio! Join host Thomas MacEntee as we learn about newspapers and genealogy. Guests for the show will be Tom Kemp of GenealogyBank and ObitsArchive and Miriam Robbins of the Online Historical Newspapers Website.
Happy Follow Friday!