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Finding Local History Part 3 of 3
This entry is part 3 of 3 in the seriesExploring the Use of Local Histories in Genealogy Research
In last week’s article, we explored three websites that offer a wealth of information on local history: Historypin.org, WhatWasThere.com, and TheClio.com. Each of these sites offers photos, documents, and other digital items pinned to a map that will help you celebrate and learn more about an area’s local history.
“There’s a reason why we need to look at local history,” said professional genealogist Amy Johnson Crow in her 2016 RootsTech presentation. “We need to understand where our ancestors . . .