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Genealogy Resource – GPS

A genealogical resource (or tool) that I’m currently under-utilizing is GPS (Global Positioning Satellite) technology. There are just so many ways this technology could help with genealogical research, and I have only been taking advantage of a few of them.

First, it pretty much goes with out saying that if you have the address of a courthouse, genealogy society, library, etc, you can plug that into a car GPS unit to get you where you need to go without worrying about getting lost. But suppose you want to go to a cemetery, homestead site, mill ruins, or some such place and you don’t have a street address. Continue reading