April 25th is National DNA Day, which celebrates the date in 1953 that the journal Nature first published papers from Rosalind Franklin, James Watson, Francis Crick, Maurice Wilkins and their colleagues on the structure of DNA.
Top testing companies like Family Tree DNA and Ancestry are celebrating this day with big discounts on their tests from now until mid next week. If you’ve been waiting for a deal to come along before you get tested (or to request that your family [...]
The New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is offering free access to thirty-two probate-related databases on its website right now. Access to these wonderful collections starts today, April 18th, and lasts one week.
The databases being offered by the NEHGS contain some of the earliest probate records of colonial Massachusetts and other New England colonies and states, as well as New York and New Brunswick, Canada. The collections provide a wide variety of information [...]
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Have you ever taken a really long road trip? The kind that takes days to get where you’re going? It’s not as common anymore with cheap, safe air travel.
I love the road trip personally – no time constraints, no restrictions on shampoo bottle size, no turbulence! After each trip I understand so much more about terrain, road quality, how long it takes to get somewhere. We take all this for granted when flying, or even when someone else is driving.
One such trip was [...]