The Google Earth for Genealogy Video Series Expands with Brand New Volume
Second Installment by Genealogy Gems Podcast Host Lisa Louise Cooke
SAN RAMON, CA, September 29, 2010 – Genealogy Gems announced today that the second installment of the Google Earth for Genealogy video series has been released at www.GoogleForGenealogy.com.
“Google Earth has the power to geographically document and tell the stories of our ancestors' lives, and in this new video I show you how to do just that,” said Lisa Louise Cooke, Genealogy Gems owner and producer and host of the popular Genealogy Gems Podcast at www.GenealogyGems.com and in iTunes.
“I’m excited to be expanding on the concepts covered in the first DVD, and in Volume II we take Google
Earth from family history research tool to compelling genealogical storyteller.”
In the brand new step-by-step tutorial DVD Google Earth for Genealogy Volume II Cooke shows you how to:
- Pinpoint your ancestors’ property using land patent records
- Locate original land surveys
- Customize Google Earth place marks with photos and documents
- Add video to your Google Earth maps
- Incorporate custom and ready-made 3D models to your maps to add a new dimension
- Add focus with polygons and paths
- Pull it all together to tell your ancestors’ stories in riveting ways by creating and sharing Family History Tours
Here's a video from the Genealogy Gems YouTube Channel to see Google Earth in action:
About the Author
Lisa Louise Cooke is the producer and host of the internationally popular Genealogy Gems Podcast http://www.GenealogyGems.com, an online genealogy audio show. A national speaker, video producer, author and online instructor, Lisa's passion for geographic genealogy is out of this world!