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Family History Month

October is Family History Month, encouraging you to explore your own genealogy and learn about the branches and leaves of your family tree. You may be surprised or enlightened at what you discover in your search!

In Cayuga County, there are many family legacies at the helm of significant chapters in history, kept alive via the destinations that can be visited today. This blog will introduce you to four family names that have played an important role in rooting the area’s rich history – some of whom have descendants who walk in their families’ footsteps today – and share ways you can get closer to this history with a visit to Cayuga County.