Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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  • Warner Fall Festival 2017
  • Polish Genealogy Conference 2017
dsc04074 The Genealogy Assistant will be at the Warner Fall Foliage Festival in Warner, NH October 7-8, 2016. Stop by and see me at the Upton Chandler House Museum across from the Warner Historical Society.

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pgsctne headerText Polish Genealogical Society of Connecticut and the Northeast will be having their 2017 Polish Genealogy Conference October 13-14, 2017 at the Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, CT. Click here for more info!
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Three Brushes with Death - Book for Sale

PrzezTrzyKacetyCover477a Read the memoirs of Mirosław Firkowski during his time in three Nazi concentration camps during his teenage years. Learn more about the book and how to purchase it.

Poznań

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Archcatholic Basilica of St. Peter and St. Paul After I finished packing up my bags, I left Wrocław early this morning and drove to Poznań. I would be meeting Piotr & Dorota Firkowski and their daughter and son, Monika & Jakub. It was about a 3 hours drive but it...
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Its Beautiful!

I am happy to share! It is a beautiful City. Today will be another day of exploration!... Read More
Monday, 17 August 2015 08:34
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Jelenia Góra & Dwór Czarne

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Jacek Jakubiec and the entry to Black Manor Today my big adventure was a day trip to Jelenia Góra just an hour and a half west of Wrocław. I was planning to meet Jacek Jakubiec who is the curator of the museum for Dwór Czarne (Black Manor). I will explain in...
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Thank you

Thank you for all your help with translation. It was a big help especially with legal and technical words! ... Read More
Monday, 17 August 2015 04:35
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Wrocław Churches

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Some of the churches in the distance. This morning I woke up and the weather was perfect! I slept in late and then took my computer down to the outside seating of the hotel restaurant and had coffee while I worked on my blog posts and organized photos. After I...
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Touring Wrocław

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Artistic Water Fountain in Wrocław Rynek. I started out my day by touring the area near the hotel. There is a huge roundabout nearby where 6 roads come together and Ifound some buildings with interesting architecture, In the center of the roundabout is a huge park and the trolley line...
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Off to Wrocław

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My transportation while in Poland First thing on the agenda for today was picking up my car. I had orginally reserved it to pick up at Krakow airport, but Łukasz made some phone calls and was able to arrange it so we could pick up the car at closer location...
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A Surprise in the Wrocław Cemetery

dsc03854I was visiting my cousin Adam in Wroclaw at the end of August during my stay in Poland this summer. Adam took me to the Wroclaw Community Cemetery to show me graves of some family members. Adam prepared ahead of time by calling the cemetery office and found out the location of the graves we were interested in. A smart move!

The person in the office surprised both of us with some information we were not expecting. There were two children that had the family name, but neither of us were aware of these children.

The Community Cemetery in Wrocław is VERY Beautiful, and also very large. This is not a cemetery that you want to just wander through to locate graves of your ancestors.

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Contact information for this cemetery is: Address: Zarząd Cmentarzy Komunalnych we Wrocławiu pl. Strzelecki 19/21 50-224 Wrocław P... Read More
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Sherlock's Latest Blog Post

 T he long awaited day has arrived. The series of books that are guides to researching docments in other languages is complete. For awhile now, the translation guide books for Polish, Latin & Russ...

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