October 8, 2015

Free Google Earth for Genealogy Video Class

Google Earth for Genealogy classGoogle Earth offers a 360-degree, 3-dimensional way to explore, document and share your ancestor’s world!

Google Earth is known for its ability to virtually “fly” us to locations around the world. We can use satellite imagery, terrain maps, 3-D views of city streets and more to understand all kinds of places–even places of the past.

Yes, we can harness Google Earth to explore and document our ancestors’ lives–and then share those discoveries with others in multimedia style. It’s one of the best online genealogical tools available, and best of all, it’s FREE!

In the FREE Google Earth for Genealogy video class below, you will learn how to unlock mysteries in your research, from unidentified photographs to pinpointing homesteads. Below the video screen are more resources to help you get the most out of Google Earth for genealogy.


how to use google earth for genealogyThe Genealogist’s Google Toolbox by Lisa Louise Cooke. This book has 7 full chapters on Google Earth! The 2nd edition, fully revised and updated in 2015, is available in print and e-book format.

Google Earth for Genealogy Video Training by Lisa Louise Cooke. Available for a limited time in its original 2-DVD format and now available as a digital download.

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