Chris Damiani

Chris Damiani is the Public Programs Manager at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. He obtained both his Bachelors and Masters degrees in American History from West Chester University.

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At some point we've all been watching our favorite TV program when a commercial for Ancestry.com appears. Someone's talking about how easy it was to type in a name and (through the magic of the internet) hundreds of little leaves appear. Suddenly this person can track their 10th great grandfather to sailing with William Penn on the Welcome. Ok I embellish a little, but while researching a family tree may be that easy for some, for most of us it takes quite a bit more research.

2/11/13