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Researching at online websites (in conjunction with Legacy) was one of the top requests for hangout topics we got in our 2014 Planning Survey.*This month we are going to discuss how we use FamilySearch.org with Legacy* (we will let the dust settle on Ancestry.com's most recent changes and then schedule that hangout in the near future).   Do you use FamilySearch.org for your genealogy research? If not, why not? Let's talk a bit about search tips ...
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The end. Well, we sailed to Florida from Cartagena but it's the end of the photo blog posts. #photos
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Thanks, Tessa. 
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A closer look at the locks from the ground. #photos
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+Jenna Mills Those little carts are train engines. There were two on each side in the front and at least one on each side in the back, maybe two. They don't actually pull the ship through, they keep it centered so it doesn't hit the walls. The ship's motor is on since it's moving under it's own power. 

I didn't notice noise from the engines but there was plenty of noise coming from the ships. I didn't even notice noise from the engines the next day when we went to Gatun by land but noise from the ships probably drown it out. 

Our ship held a little over 2,000 passengers plus crew. It is 105 ft. at it's widest and 867 ft. long. We were told we had two feet of clearance on each side. It was hard to tell that from the ship. Some of the cargo ships ahead of us didn't look like they had that much room. 
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If you have Virginia ancestors, join KGS and KHS on April 12 for two presentations on researching in Virginia with Victor S. Dunn, CG. Virginia Research 101 begins at 10:30 a.m., and The Law of the Land: Inheritance in Early Virginia follows the lunch break at 12:30 p.m. 

In the Tech Talk presentation immediately following the after lunch session, Cheri Daniels will discuss Pinterest for Genealogy.

See the link below for additional information including registration instructions. 
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I didn't expect Cartagena to be one of my favorite stops on this trip. 
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That's too bad. I enjoyed the Fortress tour. Didn't think I'd be able to walk all the way to the top but I did it. Neither of my friends attempted it. 
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Wish this guy had looked at the camera but he kept his face hidden. #photos  
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I'm not going out anytime soon. 
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The March 8 Kentucky Genealogical Society/Kentucky Historical Society Second Saturday program will be a RootsTech Family History Fair. Ten sessions recorded at the RootsTech Conference held in Salt Lake City earlier this month are on the schedule. Six of those sessions were not live-streamed so even if you followed the conference online, they'll have presentations you did not see. 

The usual schedule of three sessions will expand to four for this special event. Doors and the KHS library will open at 9:00 a.m. and the first session will begin at 10:00 a.m. See the KGS website at the link below for the full schedule and details for registering. 

As usual, this Second Saturday program is free to the public but registration is required.   #genealogy   #Kentucky  
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When I signed KHS up for the event, there were only about 2 on the list ahead of us. They didn't mention any limit, which if so, is really sad more societies didn't take them up on thus. Most of the 600 are LDS venues, so I think after FGS they really didn't push the option to non-LDS folks. Plus, after they advertised 43 recorded sessions for us to choose from, more than half were LDS track sessions....somewhat of a bait and switch....but we are still happy to take the sessions we can get! 
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