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1gobluedem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-17-06 04:48 PM
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107. I still don't know how to post a photo
But my family hails from Motherwell, Scotland. And, yes, our name is Motherwell. So it's pretty important.
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  -Post a pic of a place of importance to your family history... GoddessOfGuinness  Mar-16-06 05:54 PM   #0 
  - The ancestral home on the Isle of Wight  Hardhead   Mar-16-06 06:04 PM   #1 
  - What a chahhhhming cottage!  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-16-06 06:16 PM   #4 
  - "Wood" Textile Mill. Lawrence MA.  maveric   Mar-16-06 06:10 PM   #2 
  - Salt of the earth...  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-16-06 06:24 PM   #6 
  - "Salut!"  maveric   Mar-16-06 07:08 PM   #14 
     - This is what many people have forgotten...  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-16-06 07:14 PM   #18 
        - Info on the Bread and Roses Strike of 1912.  maveric   Mar-17-06 06:12 PM   #123 
           - Thanks for the info!  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-18-06 12:09 AM   #132 
  - that's the story of my grandparents - a couple more pics from Lawrence  cosmicbandita   Mar-17-06 12:22 AM   #54 
  - here's the restored Ayer Clock  cosmicbandita   Mar-17-06 12:34 AM   #55 
     - Nicely done!  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 01:30 PM   #64 
  - My grandparents settled along the Merrimack, too...  Bridget Burke   Mar-17-06 11:09 AM   #60 
     - Those are wonderful pics!  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 01:37 PM   #66 
     - My red-faced Grandfather would frequent "The Whippet Club", on S Union St.  maveric   Mar-17-06 06:08 PM   #122 
  - Geradstetten, where my grandfather's grandfather left to come  Ptah   Mar-16-06 06:11 PM   #3 
  - What a beautiful place!  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-16-06 06:31 PM   #7 
     - I feel fortunate to have the family history  Ptah   Mar-17-06 03:34 PM   #75 
  - Next to where I grew up in Detroit  MrScorpio   Mar-16-06 06:16 PM   #5 
  - What did you like best about it?  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-16-06 06:41 PM   #8 
     - It was modern and pretty  MrScorpio   Mar-16-06 06:52 PM   #9 
        - Is it still as you remembered pretty much?  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-16-06 06:59 PM   #11 
           - For the most part it is  MrScorpio   Mar-16-06 07:30 PM   #28 
              - Maybe one day they will...  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-16-06 07:31 PM   #30 
                 - Another 20 years of Bill Clinton  Lefty48197   Mar-18-06 09:36 AM   #137 
  - High in the mountains of South - Central Italy...  FarLeftRage   Mar-16-06 06:54 PM   #10 
  - It's all golden!  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-16-06 07:01 PM   #12 
     - Thanks  FarLeftRage   Mar-16-06 07:04 PM   #13 
        - Maybe you'll meet some relatives!  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-16-06 07:15 PM   #20 
  - View from Skibbereen...  SiobhanClancy   Mar-16-06 07:08 PM   #15 
  - And a Happy St Paddy's Day to ya!  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-16-06 07:16 PM   #21 
  - Everyone in my town worked here.  graywarrior   Mar-16-06 07:11 PM   #16 
  - What is it?  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-16-06 07:17 PM   #22 
     - General Electric in Lynn Ma on the Saugus River  graywarrior   Mar-16-06 07:19 PM   #23 
        - I hope you weren't beatup material...  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-16-06 07:25 PM   #27 
        - My dad worked at GE. He was a tough guy.  graywarrior   Mar-16-06 09:11 PM   #42 
           - Nah...You're not so bad...  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 11:51 PM   #131 
        - My grandfather worked there!  wovenpaint   Mar-17-06 07:13 PM   #126 
           - Hey, I lived in Nahant for awhile too.  graywarrior   Mar-17-06 08:33 PM   #127 
  - Argos, Greece  Carla in Ca   Mar-16-06 07:12 PM   #17 
  - The water is such an amazing shade of blue!  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-16-06 07:20 PM   #24 
  - We are decendants of Swedish royalty..  Texasgal   Mar-16-06 07:15 PM   #19 
  - What a beautiful church!  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-16-06 07:30 PM   #29 
     - Yes.. it is..  Texasgal   Mar-16-06 07:34 PM   #33 
     - Mercy!  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-16-06 07:38 PM   #36 
     - Oh let me tell you!  Texasgal   Mar-16-06 07:49 PM   #38 
     - Many of the Irish have Norwegian blood.  Bridget Burke   Mar-17-06 01:57 PM   #69 
        - I've often thought about that.  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 02:52 PM   #71 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-16-06 07:21 PM   #25 
  - My god that is beautiful!  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-16-06 07:33 PM   #31 
  - Salt Lake Tabernacle, about 1867  hunter   Mar-16-06 07:25 PM   #26 
  - Did they help construct it?  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-16-06 07:35 PM   #34 
     - Yes. I think the Mormons were short of certain skilled workers  hunter   Mar-17-06 10:37 AM   #57 
  - Gig Harbor, WA  SeattleGirl   Mar-16-06 07:34 PM   #32 
  - I can see why...  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-16-06 07:36 PM   #35 
     - I've only been back a couple of times since my grandfather died  SeattleGirl   Mar-16-06 07:38 PM   #37 
        - I hope they can continue to keep  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-16-06 11:46 PM   #45 
           - I think they will.  SeattleGirl   Mar-16-06 11:54 PM   #48 
  - The Oval at Colorado State University  fishwax   Mar-16-06 08:15 PM   #39 
  - Good for them!  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-16-06 11:44 PM   #44 
  - that's one of the prettier spots  fishwax   Mar-17-06 12:00 AM   #50 
  - delete  fishwax   Mar-17-06 12:00 AM   #49 
  - thanks for bringing up CO... see post below! nt  momophile   Mar-17-06 11:25 AM   #63 
  - Castle de la Roche...  Solon   Mar-16-06 08:19 PM   #40 
  - Hauntingly beautiful...  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-16-06 11:48 PM   #46 
     - No, unfortunately not, I want to, the Castle is but a ruin now...  Solon   Mar-17-06 12:09 AM   #53 
  - Grain elevator in Saskatchewan  u4ic   Mar-16-06 08:30 PM   #41 
  - I often wish  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-16-06 11:53 PM   #47 
  - Just Googled a couple.  CBHagman   Mar-16-06 10:04 PM   #43 
  - They met after they arrived?  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 12:02 AM   #51 
     - Yes, they married within their ethnic group.  CBHagman   Mar-17-06 09:09 AM   #56 
        - My great grandmother was Swedish  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 01:50 PM   #68 
           - Do keep trying; it can be tricky.  CBHagman   Mar-17-06 02:24 PM   #70 
              - True story  WolverineDG   Mar-17-06 04:38 PM   #100 
                 - HAHA!  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 04:57 PM   #109 
  - This is Three Mile Island  LynneSin   Mar-17-06 12:08 AM   #52 
  - So THAT's why your posts all seem to glow!  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 03:18 PM   #73 
  - Here's the town hall of where my parents are from  Ron Mexico   Mar-17-06 10:40 AM   #58 
  - The Bach Museum is there...  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 03:27 PM   #74 
  - The streets of Poitiers, France.  BushIsAPooHead   Mar-17-06 11:01 AM   #59 
  - Charming!  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 03:35 PM   #76 
     - Well, you never know,  BushIsAPooHead   Mar-17-06 03:41 PM   #77 
        - hehe...  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 04:29 PM   #95 
  - you have a long US history, Goddess  tigereye   Mar-17-06 11:13 AM   #61 
  - I saw the falls for the first time  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 03:41 PM   #78 
     - mmm  tigereye   Mar-18-06 05:46 PM   #141 
  - another Colorado place...  momophile   Mar-17-06 11:24 AM   #62 
  - My parents talked about Boulder a lot...  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 03:45 PM   #79 
  - great pic  fishwax   Mar-17-06 04:30 PM   #96 
  - Judges' Cave, New Haven, CT  Redstone   Mar-17-06 01:37 PM   #65 
  - I had to google the history of that one  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 03:53 PM   #82 
     - Worse than that; he killed the damn KING! And was Welsh! And ran off  Redstone   Mar-17-06 03:59 PM   #83 
        - Which Indians?  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 04:21 PM   #91 
           - Remnant Pennacooks who were living with the Algonquians.  Redstone   Mar-17-06 04:41 PM   #104 
  - Transylvania in the Carpathian mountains  johnnie   Mar-17-06 01:38 PM   #67 
  - Beautiful town...  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 04:03 PM   #84 
     - I don't know why he left  johnnie   Mar-17-06 04:23 PM   #92 
        - I'll bet you could find someone from your local university to  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 04:32 PM   #98 
           - No. No one knows who she is.  johnnie   Mar-17-06 04:40 PM   #102 
              - My family had some of those stories too...  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 04:46 PM   #106 
  - Trostle Farm, Gettysburg  sparosnare   Mar-17-06 03:02 PM   #72 
  - this isin't a place.  QuettaKid   Mar-17-06 03:48 PM   #80 
  - AWWWWWWwwwww!  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 04:15 PM   #87 
  - I will think of you every time I pass by there now...  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 04:10 PM   #85 
     - That's very kind of you - wish I was closer.  sparosnare   Mar-17-06 04:28 PM   #94 
  - Adolphustown, Ontario  achtung_circus   Mar-17-06 03:48 PM   #81 
  - Pioneers...  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 04:20 PM   #88 
     - It's a wall of old tombstones  achtung_circus   Mar-18-06 09:27 AM   #136 
  - Kosice, Slovakia  livetohike   Mar-17-06 04:14 PM   #86 
  - Were they pretty recent immigrants, then?  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 04:28 PM   #93 
     - My Dad came over in 1929 at age 5  livetohike   Mar-17-06 04:36 PM   #99 
        - Better that they came here  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 04:55 PM   #108 
  - Mount Hawley Cemetery Illinois  seemunkee   Mar-17-06 04:21 PM   #89 
  - Cemeteries are among my favorite places.  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 04:40 PM   #103 
  - The ancestral home  catmandu57   Mar-17-06 04:21 PM   #90 
  - It's wonderful!  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 04:59 PM   #110 
  - Lexington & Concord  WolverineDG   Mar-17-06 04:32 PM   #97 
  - Knowing that your ancestor fought for liberty  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 05:18 PM   #112 
     - Hi  WolverineDG   Mar-17-06 05:47 PM   #116 
        - Great poster!  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 05:56 PM   #120 
  - Ellis Island  gollygee   Mar-17-06 04:38 PM   #101 
  - That's a fabulous pic!  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 05:20 PM   #113 
  - City of my birth.  trof   Mar-17-06 04:41 PM   #105 
  - Cool footage!  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 05:36 PM   #114 
     - In more ways than one.  trof   Mar-17-06 05:41 PM   #115 
        - If only it was like a light switch  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 05:54 PM   #119 
  - I still don't know how to post a photo  1gobluedem   Mar-17-06 04:48 PM   #107 
  - Here's a googled pic of Motherwell...  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 05:48 PM   #117 
  - Old Abbeyfeale Parish--County Limirick, Ireland  Whoa_Nelly   Mar-17-06 05:00 PM   #111 
  - Happy St Paddy's Day!  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 05:51 PM   #118 
  - Can I do more than one? They're small  bertha katzenengel   Mar-17-06 06:02 PM   #121 
  - I haven't seen your Thrifty story before...  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 11:39 PM   #128 
     - Hi, Goddess. Copied from the archive:  bertha katzenengel   Mar-18-06 08:35 AM   #135 
  - Lisbon Portugal  nini   Mar-17-06 06:26 PM   #124 
  - Interesting...  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 11:45 PM   #129 
     - There are a lot of Portuguese in Hawaii.  nini   Mar-18-06 11:00 AM   #138 
  - Castle in Scotland  Sequoia   Mar-17-06 06:31 PM   #125 
  - Is it still owned by your kin?  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-17-06 11:49 PM   #130 
  - Vanceburg, Kentucky where my family from.  Kerrytravelers   Mar-18-06 12:22 AM   #133 
  - Looks like the Ohio is flooding  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-18-06 10:38 PM   #143 
  - Sure, it LOOKS like nothing but a hole in the ground  htuttle   Mar-18-06 12:28 AM   #134 
  - What's the story?  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-18-06 10:30 PM   #142 
     - Great(x3) Grandda was a what they called a 'badger'  htuttle   Mar-19-06 12:46 AM   #147 
  - I've been to Jerusalem Church!  Lydia Leftcoast   Mar-18-06 11:09 AM   #139 
  - It's great that you remember so much about it!  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-18-06 11:00 PM   #144 
  - Sidi Bel Abbes, Algeria, and a host of others  Lydia Leftcoast   Mar-18-06 11:24 AM   #140 
  - That pic of Sidi Bel Abbes looks like a resort town...  GoddessOfGuinness   Mar-18-06 11:04 PM   #145 
     - Apparently it was one of the bases of the French Foreign Legion, and  Lydia Leftcoast   Mar-19-06 12:25 AM   #146 
  - My ancestry was here  sakabatou   Mar-19-06 01:12 AM   #148 
  - It's fascinating to..  Zenzic   Mar-19-06 02:10 AM   #149 
 

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