Taking a trip to a library or archives soon in search of misplaced ancestors? You'll want to read this blog post first:
"You've combed through all the websites, books, and CDs you could get your hands on; now the time has come for you to travel to a distant courthouse or archives in pursuit of your ancestors. What preparations should you make beforehand? What should you take? What hotels are near the research facility(ies)? Whether this is your first research trip or your 20th, Carolyn Barkley's article on "Planning Your Research Trip," now available on our blog, is MUST reading--before you pack your suitcase!"