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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Monday, 15 August 2016

Aug 15, 1914. After 10 years of construction and much multination diplomacy, the Panama Canal opened for operation. A self-propelled crane boat made the first passage through the canal, a 50-mile waterway connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, on Jan 7, 1914. The first ocean steamer, the SS Ancon, passed through Aug 3, 1914, and the canal officially opened Aug 15, 1914.

Aug 15, 1914. After 10 years of construction and much multination diplomacy, the Panama Canal opened for operation. A self-propelled crane boat made the first passage through the canal, a 50-mile waterway connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, on Jan 7, 1914. The first ocean steamer, the SS Ancon, passed through Aug 3, 1914, and the canal officially opened Aug 15, 1914.
Aug 15, 1914. After 10 years of construction and much multination diplomacy, the Panama Canal opened for operation. A self-propelled crane boat made the first passage through the canal, a 50-mile waterway connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, on Jan 7, 1914. The first ocean steamer, the SS Ancon, passed through Aug 3, 1914, and the canal officially opened Aug 15, 1914.

Today is Monday, 15 August 2016, and here is what’s available in terms of genealogy blogging and other related events in the Genealogy Blogging world:

Genealogy Blogging Items of Note

  • Today: Assumption of the Virgin, Best Friend’s Day, Julia Child’s Birthday – Anniversary, Edna Ferber’s Birthday – Anniversary, Panama Canal Opens – Anniversary, and Woodstock – Anniversary.

Daily Blogging Prompts

Many genealogy and family history bloggers like to post to their blogs every day, but at times are at a loss for ideas. Take your inspiration from today’s Daily Blogging Prompts below – click on each prompt for a description. Prompts are a great way to create new content and you can participate in a community effort with other genealogy bloggers.

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