You now have plans this weekend. Subscription genealogy website Findmypast.com is giving everyone free access to the site’s records this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. That includes collections such as
- US censuses from 1790 forward
- military records including the American Revolution
- historical newspapers from across the United States and British papers as far back as 1710
- … and more
The free period starts Friday, March 6, at 7 a.m. ET, and runs to Monday, March 9 at 7 a.m. You’ll need to set up a free registration with the site to view record images. When 7 a.m. on Friday rolls around, start searching Findmypast for free here.
If you already subscribe to Findmypast, you’ll benefit from the free-access period, too: Their subscriptions will be extended by three days.