We all grow up hearing stories about our ancestors. Our grandparents tell us stories of their grandparents. We always believed the stories as a child, but as an adult we know that these stories have to be taken with a grain of salt. Still, it can be very liberating and freeing to learn more about where you come from. It can change your entire outlook on life to walk a mile in their shoes. With an ancestry vacation, you can.
What Is an Ancestry Vacation?
On an ancestry vacation, you will visit the places of your ancestors. We can arrange your vacation to include all of the main parts of the country, or the world, in which your family originated. You can visit cemeteries and take pictures of gravestones, visit the churches where your ancestors were married or baptized, and learn much more about the history of your family and where you come from using the local libraries and historical societies.
Changing Your Perspective
You really never know what might turn up on an ancestry vacation. You could learn some very surprising things about your family’s history. Because so many different groups of people have been marginalized over the centuries, some families leave out important details about their history to try to cover up past wrongs. You could learn something about your family that you’re not proud of, but encourages you to be a better person. On the other hand, you could discover that you have a very amazing ancestor who really contributed to society. In either situation, your outlook on life will be changed dramatically.
If you are interested in an ancestry vacation, contact me today to learn more or to get started planning.