Creating Dinnertime Conversations With Your Children

Creating Dinnertime Conversations With Your Children

The life stories we cherish enough to share someday all begin with conversations and experiences. While raising a family, it can be difficult to carve out time in our day for meaningful conversations with our young children. For the last few years I’ve been following...
Ten Reasons Why You Should Hire A Personal Historian

Ten Reasons Why You Should Hire A Personal Historian

Recording and writing family stories is a personal business. Until the moment you begin documenting your life to share with others, it’s all private. In the process you are touching on the raw emotions of life, one you’ve actually lived. So why would you hire a...
Life Story Blog Roundup

Life Story Blog Roundup

We will be introducing weekly news and product information on life story writing, memoir, preservation and memory keeping tips. Simply click on the headline to link to the story. Enjoy!    What I Found In My Grandfather’s Hundreds of Journals  The Atlantic    Do...
What Does A Personal Historian Do

What Does A Personal Historian Do

  Many people think personal historians are simply genealogists. Some are.  Whenever I’m asked this question I often joke that if the professions of genealogy and archiving mated their offspring it would likely be a personal historian.  We’re storytellers. A...
Welcome to Documented Legacy

Welcome to Documented Legacy

  Welcome to our new website.  Documented Legacy is a mobile personal historian company based in southern New Jersey that helps families and organizations preserve their history through recorded storytelling and the archival preservation of photos, documents, and...