Genealogy Friday: How Do I Find My Revolutionary Ancestors?

Our revolutionary ancestors are those that served in the American Revolution.  But, where can I find their records?   Fold 3—has the Revolutionary War Rolls {but many are missing} Ancestry.com—also has the Revolutionary War Rolls {1775-1783} DAR–The Daughters of the … Continued

Christmas Stories: The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

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  As we explore the traditions of Christmas, let’s also take a look at the history behind some of the most popular Christmas stories of all time. What better way than to start with a popular tradition for many, The … Continued

Traditions of Christmas: Christmas colors

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We all know that red and green are the traditional colors to represent Christmas, but how did these colors become the symbols of the most wonderful time of year? The colors of red and green were chosen from nature.  When … Continued

Mayflower Voyage: Stepping onto the New World

With the compact signed, the time had now come to explore the New World. The day after the Mayflower Compact was signed was a Sunday, so the people took time to pray and worship. The shallop that was on board … Continued

Mayflower Compact

The journey had been long and turbulent, but after sixty-six days at sea, land was finally spotted. The relief that must have been felt on November 9, 1620 when present day Cape Cod, came into view. Several days were spent … Continued