This weeks highlighted 101 Best Web Sites for genealogy take us to Canada and Europe:
- Our Roots/Nos Racines: Digitized local histories from across Canada have landed on this site with English and French versions. Topics include the Klondike Gold Rush, Irish immigrants at Grosse-Île, indigenous communities, historic forts and trading posts, and more. Once you’ve found a volume about the places and times your ancestors experienced, you can search for their names and other terms.
- Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names Online: Stumped by European place names? This guide to more than 900,000 places in Europe and around the world covers current and historical geography. Many location listings give coordinates, helping you to find them on a map.
To see all our 101 Best Web Sites for 2008, visit the (new!) FamilyTreeMagazine.com.