News Archive

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  • Learn How to Use Artificial Intelligence

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    Announcement from NGS:  Hello Fellow Genealogist, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is expanding the possibilities of genealogy and family history research, but it also comes with pitfalls. Learn about both at the National Genealogical Society (NGS) 2024 Virtual Family History Conference in sessions on 17-18 May. AI can revolutionize genealogical research with blazing-fast data extraction, analysis of records, translation… Read More…

  • News from Family Tree Maker

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    30% MacKiev Sale lasting until 2 Jan 2024 Read More…

  • Incorporate Family History into Your Holidays

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    How To Incorporate Family History into Your Holidays During the holidays, our family history can be honored in a variety of ways, and we’re going to provide you with five special ways to celebrate! Read More…

  • Native American Heritage Month

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    Announcement from National Genealogical Society— Native American Heritage Month Resources The National Genealogical Society (NGS) is pleased to honor our country’s Indigenous Peoples as we celebrate Native American Heritage Month. We hope the resources listed below will help with your genealogy and family history research or be useful information to share with others. The Library… Read More…

  • October is Family History Month

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    Posting of an email Announcement from National Genealogical Society (NGS): There is Still Time for Your Organization to Celebrate Family History Month We are still celebrating Family History Month—there are two more weeks in October for your organization to get more people engaged in discovering their past. If you’ve not done so yet, get the PDFs… Read More…

  • Irish Miners’ Memorial

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    Part 2 of my previous post. Here is a picture of the Irish Miners’ Memorial which James Walsh worked tirelessly to fund. Following is a link to a Channel 9 story about the memorial. Irish Miners’ Memorial opens in Leadville Read More…

  • James Walsh and The Lost Irish Miners of Leadville

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    Some of you might remember James Walsh, a Political Science Professor at CU at Denver. He spoke to our society several times about the Irish in Leadville. I was looking at FB and found the below video. I also found out that he ran for Mayor of Denver in 2022. An Interview with James Walsh…. Read More…

  • Newspaper Finds

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    One of the websites that I have joined and really like is Newspapers.com. You can find a lot of very interesting information there about your family that you will not find other places. Here is a blog post from their site. Special Delivery – Children Sent Via Parcel Post! Read More…

  • National Hispanic Heritage Month

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    Email notice from National Genealogical Society (NGS): National Hispanic Heritage Month Resources The National Genealogical Society (NGS) is pleased to join the celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month (15 September–15 October) honoring the “histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.” We hope the resources… Read More…

  • CCGS Society Management Workshop

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    Press Release from Colorado Council of Genealogical Society (CCGS): CCGS Society Management Workshop, October 28, 2023 The Society Management Workshop is held every other year to help societies better manage their group. This workshop is for board members and all society members who wish to learn more about society management. In these post COVID times… Read More…