Honoring Veterans Day

Honoring Veterans Day

Veterans Day is a US holiday dedicated to American veterans of all wars. In 1918, during World War I, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, was declared between the Allied nations and Germany. Commemorated in many countries...Read more
5 Ways to Celebrate Native American Heritage Month

5 Ways to Celebrate Native American Heritage Month

In 1990 President George H. W. Bush approved a joint resolution designating November 1990 “National American Indian Heritage Month.” Similar proclamations, under varying names , including “Native American Heritage Month” and “National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month”, have been issued each year since 1994. To help you honor...Read more
Ancestry.com Working to Save the Stories of WWII Veterans

Ancestry.com Working to Save the Stories of WWII Veterans

Veterans Day is approaching, giving us an opportunity to honor our loved ones and ancestors that have fought and made sacrifices for our country and our freedom. One of the most important and meaningful things you can do to celebrate the contributions that veterans have made is to take the...Read more
Living DNA Working Towards Worldwide Family Tree

Living DNA Working Towards Worldwide Family Tree

If you aren’t yet familiar with Living DNA, you’re probably going to start hearing their name a lot more often. On October 26, Living DNA began a groundbreaking 5-year science project, with the goal of creating a single worldwide family tree based on people’s DNA. So how exactly are they planning...Read more