Have you checked for blogs written by staff at the city and county historical societies in ancestral localities? You might find one for a place where you lived as a child. These cover a variety of topics including photos of people and places, overviews of research collections, local historical events, biographical notes on local families, historical sites, history of area buildings, cemeteries, churches, and local disasters.
- Edina, Minnesota: http://www.edinahistoricalsociety.org/blog.html
- Altadena, California: http://www.altadenahistoricalsociety.org/about.htm
- Geneva, New York: http://genevahistoricalsociety.blogspot.com/
- Brown County, Indiana: http://www.browncountyhistorycenter.org/historical-society-blog.html
- Whatcom County, Washington: http://whatcomhistory.wordpress.com/
- Yellow Springs, Ohio: http://whatcomhistory.wordpress.com/
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