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Trading Rulers for Rifles: The Schoolteachers Regiment

THE STORY OF THE 151ST PENNSYLVANIA -Michael S Sheaffer- This article has been shared from the website Civil War Trust and found on the Flipboard.com page of contributor Vivian Narvaez *Growing up within an hour of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania I have often visited the Gettysburg … Continue reading

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Digging Deep : Buried Landscapes of Pennsylvania

-By Michael S Sheaffer I can’t imagine personally any genealogist not having a strong interest in all aspects of history. Being a family researcher I always have had a keen interest in the areas where my ancestors had lived. The … Continue reading

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Flea Market Genealogy? The forgotten resource in genealogy research!

  Flea Market Genealogy an untapped resource Flea Markets are an untapped genealogical resource. As genealogists  we have combed boxes in the attics of our relatives looking for genealogical related items hoping find something to add to our family stories. … Continue reading

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COAL MINER RECORDS

  -By Michael S Sheaffer If you have Ancestors from Pennsylvania then you are likely to come across a coal miner or two.  The Pennsylvania State Archives has a great amount of coal mining records available in their  archives that … Continue reading

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Celebrating Native American Cartography: The Catawba Deerskin Map

-By Michael S Sheaffer An interesting look at our Native Americans and how they used mapping to show their network of tribes. This is shared from the Librarary of Congress November 30, 2016 by Tim St. Onge With the end … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania had to pay for its own Military Protection!

-By Michael S Sheaffer Newspaper clipping of the day Harrisburg Telegraph, 17 Nov 1894, Sat, Page 3 For those not familiar with Pennsylvania History here is a page shared from Wikipedia that will explain this article and a little history on … Continue reading

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Hurry! AncestryDNA at cheapest price this year just $69.00!

On Sale for a limited time! Hurry up and get your AncestryDNA test before Sale Ends Monday  November 28th!  30% off AncestryDNA Nov 25-28. Cannot be combined with free shipping code. Get your AncestryDNA along with a 14-day Free trial and … Continue reading

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