That’s right all you enthusiasts, it’s that time of year again. Family History Month is just one week away. Congress, in 2001, declared October as Family History Month in the United States. Senator Orrin Hatch stated, “By searching for our roots, we come closer together as a human family.” Today, the celebration of our ancestors continues, and Family History Month events are everywhere.

Did you know? New Zealand celebrates Family History Month in August. They are over, we still get to look forward to our month. So, how will celebrate Family History Month? Here are a few ideas:

Just Google your own hometown, local genealogy club or historical society, events are happening everywhere.