Happy Fourth of July

Here it is, the birthday of our country. For better or worse, it is still here, 226 years after the Declaration of Independence. A lot of things have happened over those years, and today is a time to put the differences aside, and reflect on what we truly enjoy. Today’s site is called Happy 4th … Read more…

National Archieves Online

Learning about history can be very boring. Dates and places, sequences of events, the can all add up to boredom, especially if you are sitting in a classroom. But today’s FamSite helps put a new spin on some pieces of our country’s heritage, something almost as good as being there. Called National Archives Online, it … Read more…

Graceful Bee Online Memory Magazine

There is a saying on my wall at work, “Nostalgia isn’t what is used to be”. Fairly thought provoking, but it is one of several “Thoughts to Get You Through Any Crisis” that I have there. But it is true. Today, people seem to be more interested preserving their heritage and family past more than … Read more…

The James K. Polk Ancestral Home

Over the past few days Family Site of the Day has visited websites of our Presidents. Every President since Herbert Hoover has established a library, and they are a great resource to learn about not only the man, but also the history of our country. But not every President has a library, but that does … Read more…

Celebrate Our Independence

Here it is, the birthday of our country. For better or worse, it is still here, 225 years after the Declaration of Independence. A lot of things have happened over those years, and today is a time to put the differences aside, and reflect on what we truly enjoy. Today’s site is called Celebrate Our … Read more…