Register for Webinar Wednesday — Setting Sail with Your Seafaring Ancestors by Denise E. Cross, MSLIS, CG
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Setting Sail with Your Seafaring Ancestors — free replay of today's webinar now available for limited time

The recording of today's webinar by Denise E. Cross, MSLIS, CG, "Setting Sail with Your Seafaring Ancestors” is now available to view at for free for a limited time.

Webinar Description

This lecture explores a variety of tools and resources for tracking sea faring ancestors along with examples from research, including: maritime primary sources and collections, vessel types, tracing captains and crews through newspaper reports, following their journeys by plotting ships logs’ latitude and longitude records, and adding context to their lives through historic events affecting mariners. The focus is on nineteenth century records and events.

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If you could not make it to the live event or just want to watch it again, the 1 hour 10 minute recording of "Setting Sail with Your Seafaring Ancestors" is now available to view in our webinar library for free for a limited time.

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