If you live on the western side of Pennsylvania, sharing information about the eastern side of Pennsylvania is essential. When people came to America in the 1700's and 1800's, they came to a port on the coast and used horse pulled wagons, then much later, trains, to make their … [Read more...] about North Hills Genealogists – Pennsylvania Special Interest Group
Bucks County is one of the oldest counties in Pennsylvania and a place where your ancestors may have lived if they came to America around 1700. The county has as active genealogy group and if you are within driving distance, you'll want to go. On Saturday, April 6th, 10am - noon, … [Read more...] about Bucks County Genealogical Society – April Meeting
If you are new to genealogy, you've likely not heard of RootsTech. RootsTech is the yearly genealogy convention held each January in Salt Lake City, Utah. Organized by the Church of Jesus Christ and the Latter Day Saints (LDS), it is the largest gathering of genealogists and … [Read more...] about Enjoy RootsTech All Year
If your immigrant ancestors were from Ireland, you will want to attend the Ulster Irish Lecture Tour as it makes it way around America in March. The day long workshop was worth every minute. Ireland was one of the most prolific immigrant groups to America, especially into … [Read more...] about Ulster Irish Lecture Tour – Review
On the second Sunday of March each year, Pennsylvania celebrates its founding when King Charles II of England gave a charter to William Penn in March 1681. Now we recognize in 2019 that the land declared as “Penn’s Woods” wasn’t the King’s to give and there were Lenape … [Read more...] about Happy 338th Birthday Pennsylvania!