Browse the pages of various types of directories to discover where your ancestor worked, lived and played. City Directories are for more than family research. The details can help you date a photograph or plot your relative on a map.
Presenter: Maureen Taylor
Maureen Taylor is an internationally recognized expert on the intersection of history, genealogy, and photography. She has been featured in top media outlets, including The View, Better Homes & Gardens, the Boston Globe, Martha Stewart Living, MSNBC, DIY: Scrapbooking, PBS Ancestors, Creative Memories' Lasting Moments, Dear Myrtle, and Satisfaction Magazine. Maureen is the author of a number of books and magazine articles, as well as a contributing editor at Family Tree Magazine. The Wall Street Journal calls Maureen “the nation’s foremost historical photo detective.” Before she was the Photo Detective, Maureen was known for her expertise researching families in her home state of Rhode Island.
As some of you may know, Maureen is embarking on a new project! Using the work she has done over the last ten years to find and authenticate photos of Americans who lived during the Revolutionary War Era, she is partnering with Verissima Productions of Cambridge, MA to create a documentary film which will bring the Revolutionary War generation to life through photographs. For more information visit their website www.lastmusterfilm.com
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Wabash Valley Genealogy Society
Based in Vigo County, Terre Haute, Indiana. Serving Clark, Crawford and Edgar Counties in Illinois.
Clay, Greene, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo in Indiana
P.O. Box 9347
Terre Haute, Indiana 47808-9347
Society Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Society Phone Number: 812-264-1510 Please leave a message.
President: Tim Phipps Email: email@example.com
For other WVGS officers and their contact information click on "Contact" above left.