Celebrate Family History Month your way! | Lifestyles
, 2022-10-24 08:15:00,
This October we’re sharing ideas from the Artifcts community to help even those of you who may think you have no interest in family history find some value in a month dedicated to exactly that. Use the month as an excuse or opportunity to get to know and capture your own family history and legacy a bit better. We’ve organized our suggestions into a few categories.
Research, Document and Preserve
“I’ve spent so much time and money researching all of this history, and I have the files, but I really haven’t taken that next step to share with my extended or even immediate family. Without me they’d have to figure out how it all connects all over again.”
Sound familiar? If you can relate, here are some tips:
– Purchase a second research subscription for someone who can pick up the research alongside you to carry it forward to the next generation. Guide them through the myriad of resources online and through special archives and libraries as well as in your own family collection.
– Take a class or catch a speaker! You can find a plethora of them by searching online or go local. Check your library, community center, museums, or local genealogical society for special events this month (and beyond).
– Self-publish a book(let) to document your research findings in black and white. Distribute during a family reunion, taking preorders (and…
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