Over 3,000 Years of Humans Exaggerating Their Lineage on Family Trees | Atlas Obscura

Quite an interesting read! Amidst the uncertainty of the world around us the family tree provides an illusion of structure. It allows us to see ourselves as part of a continuous line , of something bigger than our own lives. In short, the family tree gives us roots. Charting genetic lines through branches gets aspirational… Continue reading Over 3,000 Years of Humans Exaggerating Their Lineage on Family Trees | Atlas Obscura

Tribute to the soldiers who died at the Fishkill Supply Depot

I just recently became aware of the Fishkill Supply Depot site and it’s practically just 15 minutes away.  They’ve identified 80+ soldiers buried here with many, many more unidentified.  Thought I’d share in case you’ve been looking for an ancestor who was known to be in these parts around the Revolutionary War or died nearby.… Continue reading Tribute to the soldiers who died at the Fishkill Supply Depot