Thank you to Shannon Combs-Bennett for mentioning "The Educated Genealogist" in her article "Keeping Up With the Ancestors: Self-Education." You can find Shannon's article in the latest issue of the FGS Forum:
FGS FORUM • Volume 27, Issue 3 • Fall 2015
For more information about the Federation of Genealogical Societies - FGS - click HERE.
So yes, having my blog mentioned in the FGS Forum has guilted me into writing a post about more educational opportunities.
The following are not necessarily about genealogy, but are great towards increasing your knowledge about the time era your ancestor lived. You have to know what was going on during the time your ancestor was living to know what kind of records were created and why they were created.
A few of the courses mentioned below are to improve upon or learn other skills needed to becoming the best genealogist you can be.
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