Genealogy Roundup, May 25

Genealogy Roundup, May 25

Mount Vernon Exhibit Looks at Washington as Slaveholder

Mildred Gale’s Burial Site: The final resting place of George Washington’s Grandma.

Odd ones out: share your photos of the most out of place city buildings – I’ve always loved these one-of-these-things-is-not-like-the-others buildings!

Unearthing the Secrets of New York’s Mass Graves – No matter how familiar you are with the concept of unclaimed persons, hearing the individual stories always gets to you . . .

New ‘Purple Rain’ tartan created in tribute to icon Prince

Passed and Present: Keeping Memories of Loved Ones Alive – You want to read this. You know you do! Check it out!

On the Prowl for Springsteen’s Irish Roots – With Bruce Springsteen about to perform in Ireland, now seems a good time to re-share this about his Irish roots from Irish America Magazine

‘Roots’ Reborn: How a Slave Saga Was Remade for the Black Lives Matter Era – Sounds as if the new version of “Roots” will be quite different from the original. Hard to watch, but for all the right reasons.

Photo Credit: George Washington’s Mount Vernon 12, by smilla4, via Flickr

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