Monday, March 4, 2013

New/Updated Websites, Blogs, Facebook, and Newspaper Articles - 04 March 2013

I have come across the following websites, blogs, Facebook, and newspaper articles this past week that were of interest to me, and I thought you might be interested in them, too –

Websites

There aren’t any websites this week.

Blog

Legislative History of Prince Edward Island Online http://ancestraldiscoveries.blogspot.ca/2013/02/legislative-history-of-prince-edward.html As Janice Sellers points out, the digitization and posting of legislature documents from March 1894 (the beginning of the modern legislature) through 2011 is now online.

I remember you... http://itsagenealogistslife.blogspot.ca This blogger has the surnames of Jordan, Norton, McMahon, Stewart, Quigley, Norton, Jillings, Jeffery, Tipper, Dever, Loftus, McCue, Moran, Harrop, Stickle, Hodgins, Casey, Reddy, Pendergast, McGuinness, Murray, Melody, Cheatley.

Amherstburg council to consider properties to heritage registry http://blogs.windsorstar.com/2013/02/18/amherstburg-council-to-consider-addition-of-properties-to-heritage-registry The Windsor Star has a blog this week about the town council that will get its first look Tuesday at an extensive report outlining properties of “cultural heritage interest” in the downtown area.

Facebook

Historic PEI http://www.facebook.com/HistoricPEI
You are encourages to place your own historic photos, general nostalgia and viewers personal memories that capture the history of Prince Edward Island.

Newspaper Articles

He preserved Canadian soldiers’ stories http://m.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/he-preserved-canadian-soldiers-stories/article9057231/?service=mobile Reginald Roy, a military historian, has passed away at the age of 90. The military oral history collection established by Mr. Roy now comprises more than 700 interviews with veterans who fought in wars from the First World War to Afghanistan.

The University of Victoria, British Columbia has his Military Oral History Collection, and his Lecture Series online at http://library.uvic.ca/spcoll/military/miloral.html#_Toc242253681

Cookbook An Exploration of Nova Scotia’s Food History http://zesterdaily.com/world/cookbook-an-exploration-of-nova-scotias-food-history Besides exploring Nova Scotia food history, the article has a recipe too – Blueberry Grunt.

Harry Holman is retiring from government after years of preserving the past www.theguardian.pe.ca/News/Local/2013-03-02/article-3188968/Harry-Holman-is-retiring-from-government-after-years-of-preserving-the-past/1 He has spent 10 years as provincial archivist and director of libraries with the Government of P.E.I., and as director of culture, heritage and libraries for the next 13 years before he recently retired.

Professional success is worth celebrating www.northumberlandtoday.com/2013/02/27/professional-success-is-worth-celebrating The Lakeshore Genealogical Society in Cobourg took the tine to celebrate the ‘professional success’on  behalf of their forebears, at their annual Mystery Ancestor Night in January.

Look for more articles next Monday March 11th.

1 comment:

Marilyn Symons said...

Thanks for all the information that comes along with your blog. You might want to take a look at my family history blog http://braggandfamily.blogspot.ca/ - Stories of my extended family and their place in Canadian History.

Marilyn