“Genealogy Roadshow” Tonight on PBS – “Providence” (Season 3, Episode 6)

The popular PBS show "Genealogy Roadshow" returns tonight with a visit to Providence with stories involving the Holocaust, WWI, and the whaling industry.

The new season of the Genealogy Roadshow has started and tonight, Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at 8:00 pm EDT the show travels to Providence researching family stories involving the Holocaust, WWI, Amish ties, whaling industry and pasta.

Here is the preview for Episode 6, Providence:

A woman discovers how an ancestor survived the Holocaust; another woman learns about an African-American relative who served in World War I; a man’s Amish ties are uncovered; a woman learns of her family’s roots in New England’s whaling industry; and a man’s family history includes a scandal that made headlines. Also: a Rhode Island macaroni company takes a woman all the way back to Italy. From the Providence Public Library in Providence, R.I.

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“Genealogy Roadshow” Season 3 Episode 5 – Now Available Online

The fifth episode of Season 3 of Genealogy Roadshow - Boston - is now available for viewing online at PBS.

If you missed last night’s episode of Genealogy Roadshow entitled Boston, you can view it below or at the PBS website by clicking here.

The team travels to Boston, coming face-to-face with the iconic Boston landmark Faneuil Hall and unraveling the haunting mystery of one woman’s ties to the Salem Witch Trials. Another woman seeks to understand her family’s connection to the historic orphan trains; a woman seeks to find out whether the Great Boston Fire of 1872 or the small pox epidemic claimed the lives of one branch of her family tree; for one man, the team researches a link to the founders of Boston; and one woman learns that her family’s remarkable route went from the Caribbean through Ellis Island.

Don’t forget to tune in on Tuesday evenings now through Tuesday 28 June – check local listings for exact date and time) when Season 3 of the Genealogy Roadshow visits Albuquerque, Miami, Houston, Boston, Providence and Los Angeles.

©2016, copyright Thomas MacEntee. All rights reserved.

“Genealogy Roadshow” Tonight on PBS – “Boston” (Season 3, Episode 5)

The popular PBS show "Genealogy Roadshow" returns tonight with a visit to Boston to solve mysteries related to witch trials and orphan trains.

The new season of the Genealogy Roadshow has started and tonight, Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at 8:00 pm EDT the show travels to Boston with genealogists at Faneuil Hall trying to solve mysteries related to witch trials and orphan trains.

Here is the preview for Episode 5, Boston:

The team travels to Boston, coming face-to-face with the iconic Boston landmark Faneuil Hall and unraveling the haunting mystery of one woman’s ties to the Salem Witch Trials. Another woman seeks to understand her family’s connection to the historic orphan trains; a woman seeks to find out whether the Great Boston Fire of 1872 or the small pox epidemic claimed the lives of one branch of her family tree; for one man, the team researches a link to the founders of Boston; and one woman learns that her family’s remarkable route went from the Caribbean through Ellis Island.

©2016, copyright Thomas MacEntee. All rights reserved.