Brenton Simons on history, genealogy, collecting, and the arts



February 19, 2019

Please join me! On Monday, April 8, 2019, I will give an all-new, illustrated talk in Washington, DC, on "Four Centuries of American Family Heritage Treasures and a rare glimpse at some of the originals themselves" at a luncheon (12:00 pm to 1:30 p.m) hosted by three d...

February 19, 2019

Carnegie Hall and 75+ partnering organizations will sponsor a festival of 100+

events in New York City entitled "Migrations: The Making of America," beginning February 28, 2019 (and at Carnegie Hall on March 9, 2019). Events range from talks and workshops to musical pre...

February 15, 2019

A truly remarkable contribution to the field of genealogy has been achieved by my colleague and friend, David Watson Kruger. If you are lucky enough to be closely related to David, you have just hit genealogical pay dirt! He has recently completed a six-volume genealog...

February 7, 2019

Genealogist Don Charles Stone has prepared a magnificent chart for me tracing my descents from Charlemagne, William the Conqueror, Edward I, and other kings and noblemen. While I knew I had such ancestry, Don's enormous chart brings these historical figures to life in...

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