Genealogical Books: Immigration Records

Genealogical Books: Immigration Records

My maternal and paternal grandparents emigrated from southern Italy to Canada during the period 1898 to 1916. I have verified that all four departed Italy and sailed across the Atlantic Ocean on separate voyages. They landed at Ellis Island, an immigration inspection...
The Falkland Islands

The Falkland Islands

The Falkland Islands are approximately three hundred miles/four hundred and eighty-three kilometres east of South America and seven hundred and fifty miles/twelve hundred kilometres north of Antarctica. The Southern Atlantic archipelago includes seven hundred plus...
The Punta Arenas Cemetery

The Punta Arenas Cemetery

The Punta Arenas Cemetery is located in the Port of Punta Arenas, Chile. The Port is situated on Brunswick Peninsula, the southernmost region of this South American country. It is on the western side of the Strait of Magellan. Punta Arenas was founded in 1848 and has...
The Amalia Glacier

The Amalia Glacier

The Amalia Glacier is situated in Bernardo O’Higgins National Park, a protected area of 8,000 plus acres in the South American country of Chile. It is on the Sarmiento Channel and an estimated 21 kilometres/13 miles in length. A glacier is generally defined as a large...
La Recoleta Cemetery

La Recoleta Cemetery

La Recoleta Cemetery is located in Recoleta neighbourhood in the city of Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina. Approximately fourteen acres in size, it opened in 1822 and is considered one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the world. Given my interest in...