A Genealogist Visits NYC

A Genealogist Visits NYC -- Boundless Genealogy

I received a wonderful, last minute opportunity to travel to New York City with my husband for his business trip the week before Thanksgiving. Of course, I wanted to sight-see and do all the typical first-timer tourist things. But, I also wanted to make my trip personalized by focusing on genealogy research opportunities available in the city. After all, my husband would be working a large part of the time, so I could enjoy some uninterrupted family history pursuits. Here are some highlights from my amazing visit in NYC.

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Family Food Traditions

Family Food Traditions -- Boundless Genealogy

Food. We all need to partake of it to sustain life. But food is so much more than utilitarian sustenance. Families have gathered for millennia to eat together, to socialize, to celebrate. And as they gather, they pass along recipes and food traditions to the next generation. Food is part of our cultural identities and one of the ties that bind us together. So, whether we realize it or not, our family food traditions are part of our family history.

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Light Keepers: A Family History Experience for Women at #RootsTech

Light Keepers Family History for Women -- Boundless Genealogy

As a RootsTech 2018 Ambassador, I am happy to introduce you to a special hands-on family history experience for women of faith that will be held during RootsTech on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The workshop is geared toward LDS women, however, all women of faith are invited to participate.
Attendees will be introduced to the basics of family history by passionate and energetic experts. They’ll learn simple, fun ways to incorporate family history into all aspects of their busy lives.

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Fort Douglas Cemetery Tour

Fort Douglas Cemetery Tour -- Boundless Genealogy

My family and I attended the Fort Douglas Cemetery Tour this past weekend. This event was an awesome, family-friendly, non-creepy Halloween-time cemetery activity… and we LOVED it! Several actors and actresses were on-site in character and costume to tell us the stories of some of the individuals interred in the cemetery. Read on to learn about some of the fascinating people we met at the cemetery.

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Win a FREE ticket to RootsTech 2018

Enter to Win a Ticket to #RootsTech 2018 -- Boundless Genealogy

As a RootsTech Ambassador, I have a 4-day RootsTech ticket to give away to a lucky reader! RootsTech is the largest genealogy conference in the world with thousands of attendees. It is a blast from start to finish, too. If you have been wanting to attend RootsTech, but hesitating for any reason, this might just be your year to go… and for FREE. If you already purchased your ticket for RootsTech 2018, you can enter, too. If you win, you will receive instructions on how to get a refund on your pass.

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