Amazing film of a boat ride down the Potomac in 1917!.
A Great Big Thanks to all of my Viewers and Subscribers! While I was away playing with our youngest grandchildren in Ocean City last week, I nearly lost track of how many of you were continuing to view this site. Looking back on the past 18 or so months since I started posting my … Continue reading My Blog is Likely to Hit 10,000 Viewers Today!
I received the following video through Facebook from Kim Komando – "America's Digital Goddess." Kim is one of America's most successful radio hosts and Web entrepreneurs. She has a Saturday morning show about technology that is carried on over 450 stations with an estimated reach of 6.5 million listeners. To my surprise, trending now on … Continue reading What does ‘third cousin, once removed’ mean anyway?
Like you probably, I often come across stories quite by accident that just scream out at me; "share me with other genealogical researchers!" This is another one of those finds. Interestingly enough, this FOX NEWS story appeared on the United Kingdom's Mail OnLine News. I'm very sorry that I found it two weeks after our Memorial Day Observances, but … Continue reading Archeologists Unearth 40 Confederate Corpses in Virginia Cemetery 154 Years Later
This post is a follow-on to my earlier post: The Thornton Family's Fredericksburg Mansion - Part 1 The following story is about Katina, a Sioux Indian Princess slave passed on by Governor Alexander Spotswood of Virginia upon his death, to the Thornton family who had intermarried with the Spotswoods. The following article was originally published on … Continue reading “Katina – Ghost Nanny of Fall Hill Plantation” – Part 2