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Llantrisant Guildhall to be restored to former glory and transformed...

Plans to transform the Grade II listed Llantrisant Guildhall into a state of the art visitor centre have received the final go-ahead as a result of a significant grant by the Heritage Lottery Fund.


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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Workshop on transcribing documents in Fort Worth Genealogy July 14 - 20

July 14: The Euless Historical Preservation Committee meets the second Monday of every month at 10 a.m. in the City Hall Pre-Council Chamber, 201 N. Ector Drive, Euless.


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The Harbor Times Soup

Family History, Genealogy and course

This course, offered at the Palermo Library, will feature handouts and family forms with instructions and a high degree of hands on experience.


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Summer camp will host 30 junior historians

The Rock County Historical Society is hosting the 2014 History Summer Camp for 30 junior historians this week, according to a release.


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Lansing State Journal

Portland library offering wide variety of programs

"9 Dead Alive" by Rodrigo y Gabriela - Acoustic rock maestros Rodrigo y Gabriela return with their first record of new material in five years.


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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Daily Kos

Yes, I'm an American, and no, I don't have to be proud of it.

It's true. I'm an American citizen. I was born here. I can't tell you how "deep" my family tree is rooted in American soil, because I don't know, largely because I find genealogy to be about as boring as listening to golf on the radio while waiting for the paint to dry on the kettle that I'm watching to boil, but also because there are no degrees ... (more)


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The Daily Record

Paolo Nutini's family reveal their pride after finding late relative was war hero

STAR'S mum Linda amazed to learn her great-grandfather John Feeley fought and died in World War 1 in France.


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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Washington Post

For Danish immigrants, a field of American dreams

The Elk Horn phone book is filled with Andersens, ChristenA sens, Petersens, Eskovs, Clausens, Sorensens, Madsens, Mortensens and Jacobsens.


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Miami New Times

Library Advocates Say Gimenez Budget Would Slash Services For Miamians

At Pinecrest Branch Library, there are homeschooling groups where children and parents get to sit on rugs and cushions while working together.


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Northern Michigan News

Retiree's adventure to Romania results in book

Joe's father, George Miclau, immigrated to the United States in 1913. He was only 13. He eventually settled near Tawas, raised 13 children and didn't talk much about the "old country."


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Wed Jul 09, 2014

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Community geared up for Wilder Pageant

Walnut Grove - Friday night the Ingall's family will arrive in Walnut Grove 1874, leaving their home in Pepin Wisconsin the previous winter. The community of Walnut Grove will again host the Laura Ingall's Wilder Pageant, Fragments of a Dream for the 37th year.


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The Vermont Standard

Kathryn Wendling Obituary, 81

A memorial service will be held at the Universalist Church in Woodstock on July 17 at 11 a.m. for Kathryn Dimick Wendling, 81, who passed away peacefully at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon on July 3. She was born in Burlington on Aug. 23, 1932, the oldest of six children of Howard and Marion Dimick.


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Alabama Live

Learn how to preserve you family's story during 'My History Day' in Montgomery on Saturday

MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- The Alabama Department of Archives and History will host My History Day from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday.


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Tue Jul 08, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Book will reveal soldier's stories

HISTORIAN Sheridan Parsons is writing a book on the First World War soldiers from Royal Wootton Bassett and has been overwhelmed by the response of the townspeople.


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Ask MetaFilter

The weirdness of manuscript copyright law

In the case of unpublished historical manuscripts in copyright till 2039 in the UK, where the original author is long dead and there is no designated copyright holder, how does copyright work once you get down a generation or two and have multiple heirs of seemingly equal standing? Must everyone be consulted and agree, or if a will never mentioned ... (more)


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KISU-TV Pocatello

Genealogy Roadshow

This series takes an historical look into a community by exploring the genealogy of its citizens.


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Gabaldon's "Outlander"

There's a lot of buzz about the STARZ series "Outlander," even though it doesn't start until Aug. 9. That's because the show is based on the novels by Diana Gabaldon, and the first one, "Outlander" was published in 1991 and has quite a following.


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Genealogical Society to Hear from Nancy Loe on Retracing the Footsteps of Immigrant Ancestors

The Santa Barbara County Genealogical Society will hold its monthly general meeting from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 19 at First Presbyterian Church, 21 E. Constance St. in Santa Barbara.


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Returning the past to the present

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF Staff Writer Sharon Tyson and her daughter, Ana Trevino, are on a mission to return pieces of the past to the families they belong to.


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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Genealogy Query - CONARD : LATHAM : LITTLE

I am searching for my step-mothers daughter Jolene Kay Latham given up at birth in 1965.


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