10 Family History Activities

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Discover what makes your family unique. See 10 Family History Activities that Grandparents to Grandchildren can do together to learn more about how their ancestors impacted on who the family is today.

These family history activities will give everyone an opportunity to better understand and appreciate their foundations and family legacy while providing a more complete record of the family history for future generations.

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How To Date Old Photos – Discovering your Family History

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Do you have an album or box of old family photographs? Are they labeled? Unfortunately, most were not as it was assumed families knew the person in the photo. All is not lost, though, as you may still be able to identify your ancestors by knowing what decade a photo is from – by learning how to date old photos.

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Family Heirlooms: Discovering Your Family History

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Have you ever asked your grandparents to talk about the family history only to find they’re not in the mood? Often you have to catch them at just the right time, when they’re feeling nostalgic or sentimental. Asking about family heirlooms is a great way to bring back memories and start the stories flowing.

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