What a fantastic year 2022 has been. We hope you have enjoyed just as many treasures from the past as we have. We are still going through our finds. It’s been an […]
Beautiful Language: Cherokee Style
Language, how important is it to our heritage and history? Deep within the past lies the words and phrases of our ancestors. If we take the time to learn their names and […]
Popular Questions Answered by The Great Wagon Road Project
We often get questions about the Great Wagon Road Project. The goal is to determine the original route of the Great Wagon Road as it first appeared along the landscape. Of course, […]
Can Family Historians Make Time Stand Still?
Speaking relatively, no one can make time stand still, not even for a second, but preserving the history and the lineage allows the past to be recognized again in the present tense. […]
Seeking Freedom In The Wilderness
For some, it wasn’t enough to migrate to the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia during the 1740 decade. Although the region beckoned with frontier wilderness, the ever-presence of higher authority meant stipulations and […]
Census Records And Their Friends
One of the first documents that family historians research is the federal census records. From 1790, these historic archives offer a personal view of our past. The US Government instructed a census […]
Great Wagon Road Project Updates
The team is amping up the volume and steering the wheels forward along the Great Wagon Road. Completion on a brand new team platform with full communication capabilities, storage, and much more […]
Are Maps Becoming A Thing Of The Past?
One of the first tools I used as a young teenager seeking the truth about my family history was a map. With the help of the librarian, I was able to retrieve […]
History & Genealogy-Welcome The Embrace
A personal note from my desk as I feel compelled to share with you the true path of your family history. As you struggle to honor the facts of your relative’s worldly […]
Genealogy Tips For 18th & 19th Century Ancestors
10 Things You Should Know About Your Ancestors
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