Like the old Gentlemen's Clubs, the formal Athletic Club was for men only, some taking rooms there.  There were billiard and card rooms, a...

'High Wheel' Bicycle Club Group Photo - circa 1885 <> What a spiffy looking group! No doubt they had some high adventures in their day!

The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America       Search Keyword "colonial dames of America" for other publications of the Societ...

The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America Search Keyword "colonial dames of America" for other publications of the Societ.

Spring is here for many of us. The risk of frost has past (hopefully, these days you never know) and thoughts are turning to sprucing up t...

Spring is here for many of us. The risk of frost has past (hopefully, these days you never know) and thoughts are turning to sprucing up t.

Patriotism is the seed that started the Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire in 1900 Canada when Margaret Polson recognized a nee...

Patriotism is the seed that started the Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire in 1900 Canada when Margaret Polson recognized a nee.

A lot of my savings were put into mortgage GIC's.  So if you took out a mortgage from my bank, you could be using my money.  You're welco...

Genealogy: Beyond the BMD: Building and Loan Societies

Have you seen these symbols on the gravestones of your ancestors? Or among their papers, or on a badge?  If so, that person once bel...

Have you seen these symbols on the gravestones of your ancestors? Or among their papers, or on a badge? If so, that person once bel.

This week I came across this publication....         The Order of the Founders and Patriots of America Register 1904     ''' The Order of ...

This week I came across this publication. The Order of the Founders and Patriots of America Register 1904 ''' The Order of .

This year one of the movies premiering at Christmas time is a remake of "Annie", the classic story of Orphan Annie who gets adopted by bil...

This year one of the movies premiering at Christmas time is a remake of "Annie", the classic story of Orphan Annie who gets adopted by bil.

There may not have been FaceBook or LinkedIn in the 1800's, but a Men's Club was a place to meet like minded people and to network when lo...

Beyond the BMD Resources for finding information on ancestors

We sold our 40' sailboat this week, after many years of adventures around the coast, and thinking about boating reminded me...   My matern...

We sold our sailboat this week, after many years of adventures around the coast, and thinking about boating reminded me.

While doing some research for my grandmother's company, I came across publications of Official Proceedings of the Canadian Railway Club in...

While doing some research for my grandmother's company, I came across publications of Official Proceedings of the Canadian Railway Club in.

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