‘It’s part of our history': Visitors marvel at Bluenose II in Halifax | Globalnews.ca

Bluenose II

HALIFAX – The Bluenose II is back in Halifax harbour for the first time in years. Hundreds of Haligonians and tourists boarded the schooner looking for their first glimpse of the restored vessel before its summer sailing season. “Ooh it’s historical, it’s an icon. I never thought I would be on it,” said Amon Zohar, …

Recorded Acadien history to be found at museum.

Acadien History

As we inch closer to the Grand Réveil Acadien this fall, events surrounding the nine-day commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the Acadiens arrival here have come into sharp focus.   And that focus is made with a wide angle lens as activities from Houma to Opelousas are set to take place from October 3-9. …

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 6 Jul 2015.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Additions and Updates

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 6 Jul 2015.     FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions Canada Nova Scotia Births, 1864-1877 Nova Scotia Deaths, 1864-1877 Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918 Spain Spain, Province of Barcelona, Municipal Records, 1387-1950 Spain, Province of Córdoba, Municipal Records, 1509-1947 Spain, Province of La Coruña, Municipal Records, 1648-1941 Spain, Province of …

Haggis helper: N.S. museum adopts new computer program for genealogy research. | CTV Atlantic News

Haggis digitization computer software.

Haggis is on the menu at a museum in Pictou, N.S. but it’s not the well-known Scottish delicacy. It’s the name of a new computer program designed to make researching your family tree a lot easier. The McCulloch Heritage Centre holds unique photographs and collections of historical significance, with emphasis on the arrival of the …

Historic Graveyard Tour at Fort Anne.

Historic Graveyard Tour of Fort Anne.

One of the best things we did on a trip we took to Nova Scotia a few years ago was to see the Graveyard Tour at Fort Anne.   This was during our long awaited driving tour of Acadian heritage sites in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, Canada. The first stop we made in Nova Scotia …

A breakthrough in the mysterious Melanson genealogy?

Melanson Village Community Hall

A while ago, I learned a valuable lesson after reading an email about a breakthrough in the research on the mysterious Melanson genealogy. I should not read emails on my tablet just before turning off the bedroom light. This email contained some exciting information that was essentially a breakthrough in the mysterious Melanson genealogy.   …

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 30 Apr 2015.

Family Search.org Updates and Additions.

Following are the recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 30 Apr 2015.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions.   Canada Newfoundland Census, 1935 Newfoundland Census, 1945 Nova Scotia Deaths, 1890-1955 Nova Scotia Deaths, 1956-1957 Saskatchewan Cemetery Transcripts, ca. 1850-1994 Costa Rica Costa Rica Civil Registration, 1860-1975 Croatia Croatia, Church Books, 1516-1994 Czechoslovakia Czech Republic …