STOP throwing or giving your Memories away and START creating Your Family Museum today! We know most things these days are mass-produced, used, expended and discarded. However, what about those things your family has now that have lasted, perhaps several lifetimes? These things should be retained and protected because this is your material genealogy: your lineage, your family tree, your history. Within these pages, learn how to create a family museum and save your history by finding the space, organizing, preserving and displaying precious family heirlooms, treasures and memories!
You want to save your family heirlooms, antiques, keepsakes and other items that document your heritage; however, you doubt there is space in your home to showcase your history. Have no doubt because this is what this book is all about. There are 230 photographs that will show what and how things in the author’s family museum are displayed, with directions and hints as just how to achieve a very organized setting that chronicles your family’s story. There is a reference guide that lists websites for the materials you need and a list of illustration credits for all the images in the book. Throughout the book there are inspirational quotes that are encouraging and motivating.
So get ready to create your Family Museum. Make a concerted effort to preserve your heritage. It is a vital link to your cultural, educational, artistic, inspirational and economical legacies — all of the things that literally make you who you are.
Elizabeth Goesel is a former fine arts dealer and art gallery proprietor, docent at a fine arts museum, published author on eighteenth century Colonial American history, enthusiastic collector, genealogist and avid memorialist. Her blog offers details about creating a family museum.
2017, 8½x11, paper, 198 pp.