Central New York Research. The eclectic ramblings of doing genealogy and growing up in that part of Upstate New York that is the central and Finger Lakes regions. With ancestors all over the northeast and beyond, there will be forays outside the area with trips and news on family history as well as local history.
Fold3 sent out the following announcement about free access to certain records for Black History Month. Now's a good time to take advantage of these records if you don't have a subscription or take advantage of their offer and subscribe at a discount!
Access Fold3's Black History Collection
Black History Month 2017 – Access Black History Records
In recognition of Black History Month, Fold3 is making the records in its Black History collection available for free through the end of February.
The service record of Christian A. Fleetwood of the US Colored Infantry, who earned the Medal of Honor during the Civil War
A photograph of 3 members of the original black fighter squadron in WWII
Get started searching Fold3’s Black History records here. Or look for individual collections by name here.
*Access to the records in the featured collections will be free until Feb 28, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. MT.
Free access requires registration for a free Fold3 account. After the
free access period ends, you will only be able to view the records in
the featured collections using a paid Fold3 membership.