#16 Keep digging: Special find for a young genealogist

St. Louis, Mo. TV Newsman Damon Arnold was fortunate to find fantastic info about his ancestor. I am proud of Damon locating a mentally and physically strong former slave who became a Civil War vetetan. His fighting did not end there. Damon’s great-great-great grandfather also fought gallantly to receive his pension. Read on and learnContinue reading “#16 Keep digging: Special find for a young genealogist”

#15 Happy Trails along the Park Service’s sites honoring African American heritage

There are several trails that have not been traveled by us due in part to the global shutdown of U.S. Park Service sites and just about every organization during the 2020-21 COVID-19 pandemic. As the rolling openings are underway, it’s time to discover the 17 U.S. Park sites that honor our African American ancestors. ForContinue reading “#15 Happy Trails along the Park Service’s sites honoring African American heritage”