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The Daily Genealogist: Plymouth Pushing License Plate Commemorating Town’s 400th Anniversary

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Lynn Betlock
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The organizers of Plymouth’s 400th-birthday celebration hope to get a special limited edition Massachusetts plate design and the slogan “1620 Plymouth 2020” on 3,000 vehicles over the next two years.

The Daily Genealogist: The Race to Preserve History as It Happens Online

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Lynn Betlock
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Researchers at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, “found that archiving is not keeping apace with the web's fast turnover — as time progressed, the webpages linked to became increasingly unavailable.”

The Daily Genealogist: Holding On to Heritage Before It Slips Away

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Lynn Betlock
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Author Rachel L. Swarns “consider[s] the kitchen a place where traditions and family connections can be passed from one generation to the next.”

The Daily Genealogist: Lost Trails of Tears Segment Discovered Using Google Earth

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Lynn Betlock
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A portion of the Trail of Tears route used by Cherokees — who were forcefully removed from their homelands in Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee and relocated to Indian Territory (now Oklahoma) — was identified when the path was being studied online.

The Daily Genealogist: Ancestors elected to public office

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Lynn Betlock
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The Weekly Genealogist Survey

Last week’s survey asked how many paid genealogical websites you subscribe to, including websites you receive access to as a benefit of membership in a genealogical organization.

8%, I subscribe to no paid genealogical websites.
45%, I subscribe to 1 to 2 paid genealogical websites.
39%, I subscribe to 3 to 5 paid genealogical websites.
7%, I subscribe to 6 to 9 paid genealogical websites.
<1%, I subscribe to more than 10 paid genealogical websites.

This week's survey asks if any of your ancestors were elected to public office. Take the survey now!


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