How to User Google Earth for Genealogy Lab
1. Getting Started with Google Earth – Downloading the free software Navigating the program
2. Plotting Migration Patterns Using Place markers – Saving maps
3. Exploring Your Ancestors Lives with Historic Maps – Overlaying David Rumsey historic maps Locating homesteads using the Bureau of Land Management
4. Identifying Old Family Photos Using Google Earth – Integrating Genealogical Records Zooming in on Street View Side by side comparisons. It’s all in the details
5. Everyone Loves A Good Story – Don’t just map it, tell a captivating story with your tour.
6. X Marks the Spot – Create custom place marks that coincide with family history documents, locations and events.
7. Bringing Your Tour Into Focus – How to integrate photographs.
8. Video Voodoo – Create a little magic by including video in your Google Earth tour.
9. Spread the Word – How to record, save and share interactive Google Earth Tours.
Lisa Louise Cooke
Lisa Louise Cooke is the owner of Genealogy Gems, a multi-media production company, and host of “The Genealogy Gems Podcast” at www.genealogygems.com. Her podcasts bring genealogy news, research strategies, expert interviews and inspiration to genealogists in 75 countries around the world.
Lisa is the author of four books including “Turn Your iPad into a Genealogy Powerhous,” and “The Genealogist’s Google Toolbox,” a regular contributor to family history magazines, producer of the video series “Google Earth for Genealogy” and over 50 videos at the Genealogy Gems YouTube Channel, and a popular international speaker.