Genealogical delight draws in family finders, an article by Theresa Hogue, in the Corvallis Gazette-Times (Oregon), details the Benton County Historical Museum in Oregon as well as its history. Good to see these kinds of genealogy resources being publicized in local newspapers.
Excerpt from the article:
The best part about genealogy, Reynolds said, is that discovering information about your ancestors goes hand in hand with history lessons.
â€œI learned things about the American Revolution I never learned in school,â€ she said, while researching family members who fought on both sides during the war.
The society also provides a variety of publications for purchase, including a catalog of every Benton County cemeteryâ€™s occupants, interviews of early pioneers by members of the Work Project Administration, and marriage records from the county dating back to the mid-1800s.