The Civil War Preservation Trust (CWPT) released its annual endangered battlefields report, History Under Siege, yesterday. Gettysburg, Pa., site of the wars largest and bloodiest battle, tops the list of 10 most endangered Civil War battlefields. See the rest of the report on the CWPT website.
FamilySearch added millions of new free records in eight searchable collections: Delaware birth records; the 1875 Minnesota state census; Cook County, Ill., birth records; name indexes for Alabama, Colorado and Illinois; and digitized church records from Litomerice, Czech Republic. Search them at FamilySearchs Record Search pilot or beta search site.
GenSoftReviews, a free website that lets you rate and review the genealogy software programs youve tried, now has more than 500 programs listed (including 244 full-featured programs, 170 utilities, and more than 80 other useful programs).
I got an e-mail from a new Stockholm-based website called MentoMori that sends your messages and instructions to your loved ones after your death, and will also handle shutting down your social networking accounts. See the FAQs here. Basic and Premium service packages range from about $46 to $92 per year.