01 October 2014
|Source; San Jose Library|
I do think some people are superhuman – not that they necessarily have special powers and they do have a seemingly superhuman dedication to helping others!
I was reminded of this when I read Want to learn about your genealogy? A Virginia man compiles area resources in The Washington Post.
Twenty years ago, Harold McClendon offered to help his son with a middle school homework assignment on his ancestors.
Harold hasn’t really ever stopped...
“The appeal to me, I guess, is that I get to meet the people of my past,” Harold said. “If they hadn’t done what they did, I wouldn’t exist.”
... He volunteers to help people with their family history questions. And after becoming involved with the
Genealogical Society (unaffiliated with George Washington’s plantation home),
he created Harold’s List, a massive calendar of genealogy-related events taking place across our
area. Mount Vernon
If you live in VA or nearby, definitely check out his list. Events into summer 2015 are listed.
Do you know of a person like Harold who has selflessly created a resource of great benefit to local genealogists and family historians?
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