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Family Roots Publishing Partners With Heritage Journeys

Patty and I have been involved with genealogy tourism since 1985, having sponsored the annual the Salt Lake Christmas Tour since that time. We have often considered sponsoring other tours, both inside and outside of the the United States. However, we’ve always been too busy to add anything else to our plate. One of the […]

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Ellis Island Still Closed After Suffering 59 Million $ in Damage Due to Hurricane Sandy

The following excerpt is from an article by Seth Berkman published in the January 2, 2012 Jewish Daily Forward. Ellis Island, the historic point of arrival in the United States for more than 12 million European immigrants, has been closed since Hurricane Sandy hit New York Harbor on October 29, and the damage to its […]

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30 Free Search Credits Available for ScotlandsPeaple Available with Free Newsletter Signup

AncestralScotland, the Scottish Government and ScotlandsPeople, Scotland’s official online source of genealogical information, are offering 30 FREE search credits at ScotlandsPeople, worth approximately £7GBP (over $11), to folks who sign up for the Ancestral Scotland Newsletter. It’s a tourism promotion, with hopes that if you get their promotional newsletters – and do ancestral research online, […]

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