Have you ever wanted to walk in the footsteps of your ancestors?
“Visiting Your Ancestral Town” encourages you to follow your dreams, gaining a deeper understanding of your family roots as you experience the places where your family once lived.
The third edition has been expanded to add tips on getting started with DNA research and exploring the daily lives of your ancestors in addition to a comprehensive guide on finding your ancestral towns and visiting them. This is your essential guide to getting the most out of a trip to seek out your family roots.
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble
- Published by Footsteps Media
- The book’s 1st edition had an average 4.3-star rating on Amazon (and the 3rd edition is even better!) and was reviewed by German Life magazine and Bella Online
- More stories of visits to ancestral towns on my blog
Other Published Writing
- My travel blog
- How Silently the Christmas Spirit Came (Christian Science Monitor, December 2007)
- Cross-cultural Thanksgiving with Turkey in Greece (Seattle Times, November 2003)
Genealogy and family history:
- Genealogy Research: The Basics (Heritage Review, December 2008)
- The Lehr Tabernacle (Heritage Review, March 2007)
- Yes You, Yes Now Leadership by Dr. Steven C. Tarr
- Co-editor of the Heritage Review (2006-2009), Germans from Russia Heritage Society
Many of my editing projects are for articles and documents that are not publicly available, but portfolio samples can be provided upon request. Contact me at carolyn[at]carolynschott.com.