Nice news for researchers who haven’t yet explored Findmypast.com. It is free this weekend, March 6-9, 2015.
Specifically, from 7 am on Friday, March 6th (EST) to 7 am on Monday, March 9th (EST), the collections of billions of historical records will be open to everyone, totally free.
As the website says:
“Why try Findmypast?
Findmypast can give you all the tools and resources you need to discover your family history.
- We have hundreds of millions of US census records dating as far back as 1790
- We have military records covering conflicts that include the American Revolutionary War
- Our newspaper archive contains millions of pages dating back as far as 1710
- With our Hints feature, also free this weekend, we search our records on your behalf and suggest potential matches to the people you add to your family tree
This weekend you can explore all of these records and many more for free, as well as testing out some of the great features on our site. Bring your past to life today with Findmypast.”
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