Monrovia, California, 25 July 2014: The NextGen Genealogy Network (NGGN), an organization dedicated to fostering the next generation’s interest in family history, has expanded its campaign to support the Preserve the Pensions War of 1812 Pension Digitization Project. These pensions are valuable documents in urgent need of digitization, and will be made available for free at Fold3. You can learn more about this project at www.preservethepensions.org.
In an effort to bring greater awareness to Preserve the Pensions, NGGN will present one participant with a one-year subscription to Fold3 ($79.95 value). The submission deadline is August 8, and details are available at http://www.tnggn.org/news-and-events/call-to-action/support1812/.
In addition, NGGN will present a one-year Ancestry.com World Explorer subscription ($299.95 value) to one participant in recognition of the most outstanding short essay or video submission about the topic, “Why is it important to preserve the War of 1812 pensions?” A second outstanding participant will receive a one-year subscription to Newspapers.com ($79.95 value). The submission deadline is August 31, and details are available at http://www.tnggn.org/news-and-events/call-to-action/support1812/.
These giveaways have been made possible thanks to the generous support of Ancestry.com.
A portion of all contributions to NGGN made between June 6 and August 15, 2014 will be donated to Preserve the Pensions, in support of the continued effort to make these historical records available to all generations, not just today’s genealogists. NGGN will donate twenty-five percent of all contributions up to fifty dollars, and fifty percent of all contributions exceeding fifty dollars.
For more information about the NextGen Genealogy Network and their support of the Preserve the Pensions War of 1812 Pension Digitization Project, please visit http://www.tnggn.org/news-and-events/call-to-action/support1812/.