Many of us wish that we could learn more about the history of our homes, and the buildings we see and visit every day. Wouldn’t it be interesting to learn more about their design, who lived there before, or how neighborhoods grew and evolved around them?
Written by Aaron, staff member, Central Library | Ancestry Library Edition is free to use at all of Halifax Public Libraries' 14 branches. Once you've absorbed that awesome fact, read on.
Written by Kristine, Staff Member, Central Library | Cemeteries are as much about life as they are about death. They are a link to our past, quiet places where garden landscapes thrive, and they provide a visible reminder to cherish life while we have it.
By Aaron, staff member, Central Library | Family history can be a tough thing to sort out. Dates and facts get mixed up, and some details just get lost over time as they are passed down through generations. When you want to untangle these genealogical mysteries, you have to turn to documents and records such as those taken from a census or an obituary written after an ancestor has passed. Sometimes, even small details like what street a person lived on can fill gaps. For this information you can turn to city directories.
By Shelby, Staff Member, Central Library | Ancestry.com Library Edition is a free genealogy resource that you can access anytime at your local library branch – no fee or library card required. It’s a great place to get started on your genealogy research and is easy to use. Here are some of our top tips to get the best results out of your search.
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