Category: Civil War

Finding the Women in Our History

Greene County, Pennsylvania is featured in this Library of Congress Video Presentation. – Watch and learn as we delve into the past with the women from our local history and family trees. Understand the challenges involved in uncovering their stories. Celebrate the details – big and small – that the records reveal about their lives, families, and communities. The lessons learned from these local women will help us to find our female ancestors wherever they lived.

Love Stories in Shades of Greene

Romance genealogy-style, as we share the tales of courtship from a handful of Greene County, Pennsylvania family histories.

The House That Cyrus Built

The genealogy of a house. Built by Civil War veteran, Cyrus Pyle, in the early 1870s, this is the story of a Waynesburg house and how it matters to family and local history.

Civil War Letters in a Family Bible

Two letters tucked into the pages of a family Bible, reveal how a family pulled together to bring home a fallen soldier.