Category: The Family History Guide Association

The Family History Guide’s Quicklist for Creating Family History Memories

There are times we just need an idea for creating a “Family History Memory” for those we love. It could be that the family has gathered, and there is that perfect moment to involve them in family history. It could be that you have a family reunion coming up, or you are planning a holiday celebration or road trip and...

Activity ideas for collecting and sharing family photos (including MyHeritage Slideshows)

Looking for a fun family history centered activity for the holidays? Gathering, identifying,  labeling, and sharing photos from the past (along with the stories behind them) can be an exciting, unifying experience that can connect your family in remarkable ways.  For example, if you have photos in your MyHeritage gallery, consider sharing them in slideshows. This is a great way...

Tips to Start Your Family History Journey

It is sometimes difficult to know where to start when you become interested in doing family history work.  These helpful tips are from  Findmypast which is one of The Family History Guide Partners.  The following categories are included in the drop-down menu for the Findmypast learning path (see tabs on the main page): 1. Account 2. Family Tree 3. Docs/Photos 4. Research 5....

Writing a Life Sketch With Help From The Family History Guide

Family history writing activities are a way to get to know those who have gone before, discover and record details about their lives, and to learn from and be inspired by their experiences. Family history writing activities are also a way to connect with living family members, document your personal family history, and make fun memories as you put pen...

Welcome to Scott Anderson, Outreach/Public Relations Director

We’re proud to announce that Scott Anderson has joined our team at The Family History Guide Association as Outreach/Public Relations Director. He has been with us less than a month but already has been instrumental in getting the wheels turning for some exciting opportunities for the Association and The Family History Guide. Scott Anderson attained a BA degree from the...

October is Family History Month – plan to make it memorable with The Family History Guide

In 2001, Congress first passed a resolution introduced by Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah to make October “Family History Month.” Senator Hatch felt that in searching for our roots, we come closer together as a human family. I think we would all agree, and add that we also come closer together in our individual families. See how The Family History Guide...