Monday, November 17, 2014


The second in a series of guides to popular research destinations

Shannon Combs-Bennett, author of A Genealogist’s Guide to Richmond, Virginia, has released her second book with The In-Depth Genealogist. The guide describes little known, and well known, research facilities in the D.C. metro area in addition to leisure and family activities.

These guides are designed as resources for genealogists when traveling away from home. Included are maps, dining options near research facilities, places to see or visit, in addition to information on archives, libraries, and research facilities. It is a convenient pocket sized, 5” x 8”, so it will easily fit in your bag or jacket.

A Genealogist’s Guide to the Washington, D.C. Area is available now as a PDF download ($4.99) from The In-Depth Genealogist Store ( Subscribers to the website receive a 10% discount on purchase of the book. The paperback version ($9.99) is slated for release November 20th. Nook and Kindle versions will be released before the end of the month.

Shannon has been a contributor to The In-Depth Genealogist since January 2013. She wrote the column The Social Pages on lineage societies in the United States. In addition to her business, T2 Family History, Shannon enjoys speaking and writing on a variety of topics from DNA to methodology. Learn more about Shannon at