Grand Genealogy Journey: You Could be a Winner!

We’re in Kansas City on our virtual tour—but today we take a brief timeout for a special announcement:  You Can Be a Winner On the Journey!

For real!

The California Family History Expo will held in Pleasanton, California, October 8-9, 2010.  The California Genealogical Society is the local sponsor.  I’ll be blogging live from the event and I’ll also be speaking.   Many well-known genealogists and genealogical writers and bloggers will be there, too, including Amy Coffin, Lisa Alzo, Thomas MacEntee, Ron Arons, Lisa Louise Cooke, Jean Wilcox Hibben, Janet Hovorka, Leland Meitzler, Sheri Fenley, Kathryn Doyle, and many others.

Sheri Fenley and I will be on Lisa’s live podcast to chat up footnoteMaven‘s magazine Shades of the Departed.

You could be there, too!  Here’s your chance to win a complimentary ticket to the California Family History Expo, courtesy  of Family History Expos, Inc., and  GeneaBlogie.

All you have to do is tell me one place you would go on your own Grand Genealogy Journey.  Tell why you go would go there, and name one important research resource to be found there.  You can tell me in an  email or in a blog post of your own.  Entries must be received by 11;59 pm, Pacific Time, on Tuesday, September 28, 2010.  Email your entries or the URL of your blog post to   I will choose the best entry in  my sole discretion.  Descendants of Richard & Sylvia Gines, Descendants of Otis & Betty Manson, and Descendants of James & Chaney Bowie, are not eligible. Void where prohibited by law. One entry per person.  Judging decisions are final.

2010  California Family History Expo

You can’t win it unless you’re in it! So start writing now!


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