Category Archives: Historical Event

Conquering My Fear

Even as a child, I heard horror stories of this stretch of road. Yes…the stories even made it to Florida! Years passed. I was now married and lived in Washington State. The day came when our daughter decided to go to graduate … Continue reading

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The 1860 Household of Two Widows

1860, Jackson Co., Georgia This is how I enjoy my ancestry research. I choose an historical document; in this case, a census record. I then focus on an ancestor and try to recreate what is happening during the time frame. I add … Continue reading

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Trash to Treasure

One day years before I was born, my dad was on his way home from work. There on the side of the road, on top of a trash pile, was something tall and shiny. His curiosity was piqued and he stopped … Continue reading

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