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5 Ways to Enhance Your Genealogy Research With Old Maps Live Webinar

Format: Live Webinar Registration

SKU# T2241

  • you want to learn about the five types of historical maps every genealogist should be using
  • you want to learn where you can access free digitized maps from the comfort of your home
  • you would like to create and save your own historic map collection, and discover techniques for using them in your research
Date: Thursday, Dec. 12
Starting Time: 7pm EST/6pm CST/5pm MST/4pm PST
Presenter: Lisa Louise Cooke
Duration: 60 minutes

Are you busy during this date and time? Don't worry! You don't have to attend the live webinar to get a recording of the presentation. Each registration comes with access to download the video, slides and handouts—all are yours to keep forever. You'll receive your copy of the webinar materials in an e-mail sent out after the live event.

In all webinars, no question goes unanswered. All attendees have the opportunity to ask questions during a live Q&A session at the end of the webinar. You don't have to be a cartographer to appreciate the design and detail of a historical map. In fact, their uses for genealogy are plentiful. You can re-create your ancestor's neighborhood using Sanborn fire-insurance maps, use plat maps to see property ownership, and find unique facts about your ancestors through census enumeration district, township and county maps. In this hour-long webinar, presenter Lisa Louise Cooke will identify top online resources for old maps and how to use them in your family research.

  • what types of historical maps every genealogist should use, including Sanborn maps, census enumeration district maps, plat maps and more
  • what online resources are best for finding old maps
  • how to locate offline historical maps • how to create and save your own historical map collection
  • what techniques there are for using old maps in your research
ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Lisa Louise Cooke is the owner of Genealogy Gems, a genealogy and family history multi-media company. She is Producer and Host of the Genealogy Gems Podcast, the popular online genealogy audio show as well as the Family History: Genealogy Made Easy podcast, both available at, in iTunes, and through the Genealogy Gems app, and free toolbar. In addition to Genealogy Gems, Lisa works closely with Family Tree Magazine as producer and host of the Family Tree Magazine Podcast, a regular article author for the magazine, and curriculum developer and instructor for Family Tree University. Her most recent book is titled: Turn Your iPad into a Genealogy Powerhouse.
  • Participation in the live presentation and Q&A session
  • Access to the webinar recording to view again as many times as you like
  • 25+ page PDF of the presentation slides for future reference
  • Please note: You do not have to attend the live event to get a recording of the presentation. All registrants receive an email two business days following the live webinar with instructions on how to download the recording and handouts.
SKU T2241
Format Live Webinar Registration

Important: After you complete your purchase of this Live Webinar Registration you will be prompted to confirm your registration via a link for the each of the live sessions on the order confirmation page. See your order confirmation page or order confirmation email for details.

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