Ancestral Findings
Ancestral Findings
Ancestral Findings
These brief historical and informational snippets about genealogy and history should encourage and help you advance your family tree.
AF-862: Echoes of Time: Unveiling Old Fort Niagara's Saga | Ancestral Findings Podcast
https://ancestralfindings.com Settle in as we journey to a site steeped in the ebb and flow of North American history. Located at the mouth of the Niagara River, this fortress offers a panoramic view of Lake Ontario and an even broader view of the past. Let's walk through the gates of this historic fort and explore the narratives etched into its walls . . .
Feb 24
5 min
AF 861: 761st Tank Battalion | Ancestral Findings Podcast
https://ancestralfindings.com/761st-tank-battalion-black-panthers/ Learn the inspiring story of the 761st Tank Battalion, the first African-American unit to serve in active combat. Nicknamed The Black Panthers, discover their story and their motto: 'Come out fighting!'
Feb 22
6 min
AF-860 - Lover's Leap: A Tale of Tragedy and Legend | Ancestral Findings Podcast
https://ancestralfindings.com/lovers-leap-a-tale-of-tragedy-and-legend/ Perched high on the limestone bluffs overlooking the winding Mississippi River, the quaint town of Hannibal, Missouri, harbors a poignant story etched into its rugged landscape. This is the story of Lover's Leap, a narrative of love, loss, and legend spanning generations.
Feb 20
6 min
AF-859: The Free Spirit of Route 66 | Ancestral Findings Podcast
https://ancestralfindings.com/bob-waldmir-the-free-spirit-of-route-66/ Bob Waldmire was a proponent of living on the road, and his preferred route was the iconic Route 66. Waldmire was an artist and a traveler who captured the beauty of his life on the road through a unique lens. His journey was immortalized in a customized VW Bus and a series of meticulously hand-drawn postcards, each depicting the distinctive delights that Route 66 offers. This story is more than just a retelling of events; it is a vivid exploration of a life lived unconventionally, marked by a profound connection to one of America's most historic highways.
Feb 17
5 min
AF-858: The Fascinating Folklore of West Virginia | Ancestral Findings Podcast
West Virginia used to be part of Virginia, but its unique geography and culture made it an ideal candidate to be its own state. It received this gift in 1863 and has been the epitome of rural mountain living in the United States. It has some unique folklore suitable to such an intriguing and unusual place. Here are some of the highlights of the tales of West Virginia. Podcast Notes: https://ancestralfindings.com/american-folklore-west-virginia/ #Genealogy #AncestralFindings #GenealogyClips
Feb 15
7 min
AF-857: Discovering Charleston: From Natural Gas Mining to Coalfields | Ancestral Findings Podcast
Charleston is the capital of the state of West Virginia. It is known for its prolific production of natural resources like natural gas, salt, and coal. Because of this, it has always been a strategic and desirable location for the United States. Podcast Notes: https://ancestralfindings.com/the-state-capitals-west-virginia/ #Genealogy #AncestralFindings #GenealogyClips
Feb 13
7 min
AF-856: Exploring Washington, D.C. Through its Folklore  | Ancestral Findings Podcast
Washington, D.C., is the nation’s capital city, and it has some truly intriguing folklore that goes along with it. This city has mysteries and secrets, from the supernatural to conspiracy theories involving everything from the Illuminati to hidden treasure. Here are some of the highlights of the folklore of Washington, D.C. Podcast Notes: https://ancestralfindings.com/american-folklore-washington-d-c/ #Genealogy #AncestralFindings #GenealogyClips
Feb 8
6 min
AF-855: Movie Rentals | Ancestral Findings Podcast
Join me on a nostalgic journey, from thrilling childhood movie rentals to shared family gaming nights. Explore how this iconic bridged generational gaps and adapted to changing entertainment trends, leaving a lasting legacy in our hearts despite the rise of digital streaming. https://ancestralfindings.com  
Feb 6
4 min
AF-854b: 10 “Must Do” Genealogy Projects for February | Ancestral Findings Podcast
Are you looking for good genealogy projects to do in February? Here are ten “must-do” ones that are perfect for the month of love. Podcast Notes: https://ancestralfindings.com/10-must-do-genealogy-projects-for-february/  
Feb 4
6 min
AF-854: Reflecting on a Year of Genealogy | Ancestral Findings Podcast
Reflecting on a Year of Genealogy? Learn from my mistakes in 2023! Census data, birth certificates & other lesser-known records provide rich details about your ancestors' lives. Podcast Notes: https://ancestralfindings.com/reflecting-on-a-year-of-genealogy/  
Feb 3
4 min
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