The Home of Captain Woodhull – Day 3 Family History Writing Challenge

Day 3’s prompt for the #30DayFHWChallenge is:  Imagine your ancestor getting the keys to his first house or car. Write a journal entry from his point of view that describes the car/place and his feelings about it.  Because I love my Woodhull connections and have learned so much about the Orange County Woodhulls that lived… Continue reading The Home of Captain Woodhull – Day 3 Family History Writing Challenge

I Added to History Today

Sometimes there are moments that really help solidify who you are, where you’re supposed to be and what you should be doing with your life.  Since moving to New York, I’ve had more of these types of serendipitous moments than ever before and most of those have had to do with genealogy (as in my… Continue reading I Added to History Today

Help Save this Revolutionary War Site!

Seems so backwards to tear up what remains left of the depot only to build a fake “colonial” experience on top of it. Even building a proposed “welcome center/museum” in its place to “honor” it, is a far disservice to what took place on those grounds and what importance it played.

Captain, Oh Captain

In my previous Woodhull post, I had reported that I had found the Woodhull family plot here and it was in utter disrepair. I was so remiss that I couldn’t positively identify Captain Ebenezer Woodhull’s grave. Through the miracle of Photoshop, I was able to enhance some of the photographs from the family plot and… Continue reading Captain, Oh Captain