Earlier in the week, we looked at a DVD from Lisa Louise Cook entitled Google Earth for Genealogy, Volume I. As mentioned, the DVD is part of a set. Here, we look at Volume II.
One of the many great tools, beside web searches, provided by Google is Google Earth. But how can Google Earth help you as a genealogist. Lisa Louise Cooke, producer and host of the popular Genealogy Gems Podcast, has a developed a tutorial video series called Google Earth for Genealogy. The video series is a two volume DVD set.
Volume II provides step-by-step instructions to the following:
- Pinpoint Property
- Locate Original Land Surveys
- Customize Place Marks
- Create and Share Family History Tours
- Ad Video to Maps
- Incorporate 3D Models
- Ad Focus with Polygons and Paths
The DVD also includes:
- Introduction Video
- Website Links
- Access to Bonus Podcast Interview
- Downloadable Images
Anyone interested in expanding their use of Google Earth in a fun way while adding a new level of interest to their genealogy research should watch these great instructional videos.