Monthly Archives: August 2011



Ask folks who grew up in the 1960s if they ever heard of Freedomland. This was an amusement park that was based on United States history. It opened on June 19, 1960 and closed about four years later. Freedomland was located in New York’s Bronx. I can’t remember how far from the Bronx Zoo though. [...]

By |2017-05-18T21:35:39+00:00August 22nd, 2011|Valley Memories Articles|0 Comments

Family Found

I have tried for many years to learn more about my Polish ancestors. I have scoured the Internet; googled everything I could think of; pored through the Ellis Island website, etc. I have found lots of public records for both maternal and paternal sides of the family. In those respects I have considered myself lucky. [...]

By |2011-08-11T16:51:48+00:00August 11th, 2011|Blog Category, Uncategorized|0 Comments