Scotland and genealogy tourism: I’ll volunteer

The Scotsman.com from Edinburgh, Scotland carried an article today titled “Scotland Urged to Refocus on Genealogy Tourism.” “By BRIAN FERGUSON Published on Sunday 25 November 2012 00:00 WHOEVER they think they are they deserve the red carpet treatment for a new study estimates people searching for their roots will be worth ­­­£2.4 billion to Scotland […]

Sentimental Sunday: Thinking about on-site family history searches

I love to sit at my computer checking Ancestry.com, Facebook, NewspaperArchives, American Ancestors and a bunch of other websites. Today I was thinking about some other research ventures that involved on-site researching. I find it exhilarating to touch original records, get my fingers dirty paging through an old volume of court records, view an original […]