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365 Ways to Discover Your Roots: August 2006
Make 2006 a breakthrough year for your family tree quest with our tip-a-day research calendar.


1. Colorado's Denver Public Library has one of the best historical records collections around—see <>. Explore the resources of a public library in your ancestral state.

2. The first US census was taken today in 1790. Have you checked all the censuses your ancestors might show up in? If your library or genealogical society subscribes to Ancestry Library Edition or HeritageQuest Online, you can search the census for free.

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