Free Google Books

Google Books has tens of thousands of freely available 19th century books and journals. There are also searchable newspaper archives out there. The newspaper archives will probably not be free.

Fundraising for Civil War Grant

The PI Historical Society, Turner Memorial Library, PI Middle School and NMCC will be having a kick-off event for a grant from the Maine Historical Society and Maine Humanities Council […]

From American Spirit Magazine

There is a hereditary organization for descendants of Colonial tavern keepers. Their website has a table of contents of members’ brief bios. There may be valuable genealogical info there. It […]

This Old Tree, October 2013

This month’s column is about piecing together a family using the census records for 1820-1880. My grandfather Lee McConnell’s mother was Manevra L. H. Smith 1853-1927. She was the daughter […]

Vice President’s Message, October 2013

Dear members I am starting a series of stories about the people I found in my tree that may be of interest. People think genealogy is boring and dull but […]