Using Historic Maps for Genealogy and Family History on Flipboard
By Lisa Louise Cooke | Genealogy is all about location and maps play a huge role in that part of the family history research process. These article, videos and podcast episodes bring the latest information on available historic digitized maps, and techniques for plotting your ancestors lives and telling their stories.
1836 map of New York City compared to modern satellite image, shown with each map in “spyglass” format. Image from David Rumsey Map Collection blog …Maps
Check out this David Rumsey U.S. map showing early transcontinental flight and the story of what became TWA.Maps
Have you started using MyHeritage.com yet? I especially recommend this genealogy and family social networking mega-site for:
searching internationally …Genealogy
Are you wondering how to find the best public libraries for genealogy research? Travel this very special map on my brand new Pinterest board, and …
Your Family History Show : Episode 98 The Journey Takers, New Sweepstakes, and Liquid Galaxy for Google EarthGoogle Earth
Google Earth is a 360 degree 3-dimensional way to view your ancestor’s world! In this class you will learn how to unlock mysteries in your research – …Google Earth
How you speak can reveal much about your heritage.
If you’ve ever lived in or visited the U.S. or Canada, you already know we don’t all speak English …Dialects
If your ancestors lived or worked in New York City, did you know you can follow them home from work? At least virtually. David Pirmann runs a website …New York
Opening pages of rare 1905 Sanborn Map of San Francisco, showing city just before 1906 earthquake. Find the entire map book at the David Rumsey …Maps
Google celebrated Earth Day by releasing Google Earth 7.1 and announcing some great new content! And there are three reasons you will want to make …Google Earth
Read how you can harness the power of Google Earth and Google Maps to track down family history landmarks. Google Earth really is for genealogy!