Happy 4th of July weekend! Today the USA starts celebrations of its 235th birthday and the adoption of its Declaration of Independence. It's a weekend chock-full of parades, fireworks, food and family fun.
Looking to add some family history fun to your 4th of July celebrations? We've got you covered.
Here are 4 family-friendly activities to add to your weekend.
1). Interview a family member. Find out your family story. Take out your digital camera, smart phone or notepad and start asking questions. You'll be surprised by how much you can discover. Following our "4" theme, here are 4 questions to ask your family members:
• What stories have you heard of our family history/family members?
• When did our family come to this country?
• Where did those relatives emigrate from?
• Why did those relatives leave their home country?