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Family Tree / Family Tree - 1 day ago

The Wright Brothers and Old Photos

& In the early part of the 20th century, three members of the Wright family were among the most famous individuals in the country (if not the world). Orville and Wilbur’s patented flying machine demonstrations on both sides of the Atlanti...

Family Tree / Family Tree - 2 days ago

How Rudolph Became the Most-Famous Reindeer

Most of our Christmas lore dates back centuries: Santa Claus, the Yule log, caroling, the Christmas tree. The most famous reindeer of all, though, dates only to the 20th century. 1939, to be exact. & The road to reindeer fame That year, Chicago...

Family Tree / Family Tree - 5 days ago

Hanukkah History

The eight days of Hanukkah begin this Friday at sundown, when Jews light the first candle on a special nine-branch menorah. The holiday commemorates the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem after the Maccabees defeated the Seleucid Empire in...

Family Tree / Family Tree - 1 week ago

December 10 Genealogy Crossword Puzzle

Everyone loves a good crossword puzzle on a lazy weekend day! Take some time to put your genealogy research knowledge to the test. To display a question, simply click on a numbered square. Question text will appear above the puzzle in the purple box....

Family Tree / Family Tree - 1 week ago

Time Travel Vacations Using Stereographs

This summer one of the most popular books is another installment of Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series (soon to be a mini-series). The story revolves around a World War II nurse who falls through a crack in time in a stone circle and ends up in...

Family Tree / Family Tree - 1 week ago

Best Genealogy Books Results

We asked you to vote for your favorite genealogy books, and the results are in! After three weeks of voting, Family Tree Magazine readers have collaborated on this Goodreads list of the best genealogy titles. Here are the top five best genealogy book...

Family Tree / Family Tree - 1 week ago

Are You Related to Saint Nick?

If the legend of Santa Claus is based on a real person, does that mean Santa had descendants? On December 6, Catholics around the world celebrate the feast of Saint Nicholas, otherwise known as Saint Nick’s Day. Children leave their shoes and stocki...

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This Is Not a Drill

On December 7, 1941, the Commander in Chief of the US Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, sent this dispatch to major navy commands and fleet units. It was the first official word of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The USS Arizona was destr...

Family Tree / Family Tree - 2 weeks ago

Use DNA Tools to Analyze Your Results

The Latest in DNA Tools Did you take advantage of the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales to purchase a DNA test? If so – or even if you’ve already tested – you’ll love this week’s workshop. We’ve revamped Analyze Your D...

Family Tree / Family Tree - 2 weeks ago

December 3rd Genealogy Crossword Puzzle

Everyone loves a good crossword puzzle on a lazy weekend day! Take some time to put your genealogy research knowledge to the test. To display a question, simply click on a numbered square. Question text will appear above the puzzle in the purple box....