The National Genealogical Society will hold its 2014 Family History Conference from May 7-10 in Richmond, Virginia. All conference sessions and exhibits will be held at the Marriott Hotel, located at 500 East Broad Street, or the Greater Richmond Convention Center, which is located across the street. Live streaming for two tracks of the conference […]
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The Kentucky Genealogical Society will hold its Annual Seminar on Saturday, August 2, at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort. Registration for the seminar is now open. Additional information is available on the society website. The presenter will be J. Mark, Lowe, CG, FUGA, a professional researcher and lecturer. He is […]
The National Genealogical Society will hold its 2013 Family History Conference from May 8-11 in Las Vegas, Nevada. All conference sessions and exhibits will be held at the event center at the LVH—Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. Registration information is available at the NGS website.
Aunt Barbara made the sweetest tea I ever tasted. I thought of her this past week when I visited family and friends in Kentucky. It is always good to return home to my native state, but I especially enjoy being there in the springtime when the dogwood trees bloom and the horses race. Horse racing […]
The Kentucky Genealogical Society will hold its 38th Annual Seminar on Saturday, August 3 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort. Information about the seminar is available at the society website. The presenter will be J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA, a professional researcher and lecturer. He is a Tennessee resident with […]
Perhaps no other geographic feature impacted early settlement of Kentucky more than the Appalachian Mountains. Whether the mountains were home to the backcountry settlements from which they began their migration, or the barrier over which they had to cross, all paths into early Kentucky for my ancestors and most migrants passed over the mountains. The […]
There is nothing quite like a drive down a Kentucky highway. The experiences of my life have placed me at the foot of soaring snow capped mountains and along ocean wave pounded coasts. I have walked among towering redwood trees and over sun baked deserts. My heart has leaped at the sight of river eroded […]