The Family Crossing: First Generation
A Thread in the Great Tapistry that is America
Year of Crossing:
Origin: The Old World
Crossing: The North Atlantic
September 6, 1620
Arrival: A New World Port
Destiny: An American Lineage
Country of Origin
painting by HR Albrecht
Typical Ship of this Era: 1200 Passengers
Typical Duration of Crossing: Two Weeks
In Appreciation of
the Initiative and Courage of
Our Forebears Who First Crossed to America
Mockup only. Final product may differ in appearance.
A RelationShips project tells a story.
Each consists of five Text Boxes for you to fill out.
Six Trip Visuals beautifully stage this bit of your history.
Each of these TextBoxes will already be filled in for you and updated as you add information. The more
information you provide, the more "yours" the product will become. And at the end, you can make it
*completely* yours by purchasing it of course, but before that, also by further modifying it in any way you
(This is a lot of information to collect, and you may not be able to find it all. But we pre-fill each
element of information with stand-in, general text that you can use, as well as a rich set of hints and tips to guide you on how to show what you do
know and what you don’t.)
(Moreover, your customizations are automatically saved to your web browser, so you can go off and do some
additional research before completing your project.)