Friday, December 16, 2011

Old Massachusetts Documents and Photographs Discovered

{NSGS Newsletter Editor: Below are excerpts from an article that was recently posted on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter. Links and citations are provided to allow access to the complete article.}

The following information is from Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter and is copyright by Richard W. Eastman. It is re-published here with the permission of the author. Information about the newsletter is available at < >. (Published 11 December 2011)

Florida Storage Unit Holds Family Secrets of Massachusetts Families

An abandoned storage unit in Florida has opened a window on the lives of families in Athol, Templeton, Petersham and other northern Central Massachusetts communities. The storage unit had many items, including documents and what appears to be 100- to 150-year-old photographs, of Massachusetts families. Are these from your family? If so, Debbie Meyers wants to talk with you.

You can read more in an article by George Barnes of the Worcester Telegram & Gazette at

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