How Archaeologists Find History is Just Plain Funny

How Archaeologists Find History is Just Plain Funny

Tonight I was going through some of the news headlines and came upon this one. It struck my funny bone.

Archaeologists Tracked Lewis and Clark
by Following Their Trail of Laxatives

It’s a short article, published today and an interesting read. Especially …

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Now Easy To Find Latest Updates to Site

Now Easy To Find Latest Updates to Site

Quick & Easy Access to Latest Updates to NEAGS Site Now Available

Now when you come to the home page (and possibly on other pages as well), you’ll find a Latest Updates “widget” section. Links to pages or posts will display with those which have received a recent significant update. [Correcting typos is not a significant update.]

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What You Are Missing in Unindexed Records on FamilySearch

What You Are Missing in Unindexed Records on FamilySearch

Why is this important to you? Do you know what an unindexed record is? What if you wanted to find those in a specific state, like Alabama? Did you know there was a census in Alabama in 1856 that is unindexed? And your search doesn’t look there.

If any ONE of those questions gets your attention, you’ll want to read this post.

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Latest Online Alabama Newspapers

Latest Online Alabama Newspapers

Alabama does not have a central online repository for searching historical newspapers.

Most of us within the northeast Alabama area know that the Gadsden Times have some of their historic newspapers online. But when you see the list on “Alabama Online Historical Newspapers Summary” (updated June 2015), be prepared for your jaw to drop.

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Salute to Veterans — From Dinner to a Book

Salute to Veterans — From Dinner to a Book

Our WWII Etowah County Veterans book has broadened to Salute to Veterans of Etowah County (since 1898). Why the change? The very successful “Salute to Veterans” dinner made us realize that we truly wanted to include MORE people. We also have been told that  obtaining the DD214 discharge paper from the Court House was time-consuming […]

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