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For many years we wanted to go to Jamestown Island.

Jamestown Island today is a relatively well-manicured park where tourists can visit the remains of the original settlement. 300 more words

American History

Essex County Massachusetts 1643

A number of my ancestors were early settlers in this area of New England north of Boston.

Early Settlers

Laces of Ipswich

A great find – this book, The Laces of Ipswich, The Art and Economics of an Early American Industry by Marta Cotterell Raffel is perfect for combining my interests in history, genealogy, and economics.   58 more words


Roots Of The Family Tree

I am currently researching the Bushnell family.   My 14th Great Grandparents were born and died in Tilehurst.


I found a really good resource for those who are researching early settlers of Kentucky. In this article it shares the location of where it was located and the towns that it traveled through. 716 more words


A loom for making fences...

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Here is a machine to weave wire into a fence from wooden post to post.

Show me where it is!

Geotagging fence makers… 47 more words


Distant Ancestor

Robert Keyes – early immigrant – one of the founders of Watertown Massachusetts

Watertown is adjacent to my hometown of Belmont.

Photo below: Cemetery associated with Robert Keyes