ARTICLES & STORIES.....
Memories of another time... we all have them. Those special moments from the past that can bring a smile and joy to the present. Genealogy tends to stimulate us into recalling our own special moments as we research, find and document a time we did not know.
The articles and stories presented here will cover different aspects of Polish heritage. Heritage that is associated with the country of Poland and heritage that is uniquely family. (We invite you to join with us in sharing an article on Polish culture, family or any subject related to your Polish heritage. Send your articles to "ATPC - Heritage Articles".
History, yesterday's tomorrow.....
Family articles you've done the research and discovery, so why not share what you've learned with others?
Rev. Romuald Byzewski: An Advocate for the Polish People
by Sherlyn Meiers & Marty Byzewski on the history and contributions of this individual.
Wincenty Wojcik: A Lifetime of Service to the Polish Community
by Irena Wojcik Gabon, an essay on the story of her father's mission to Poland after WWII.
Pulaski Memorial Day
Proclamation by President George Bush of the United States, on 11 October 2001.
Silesia to America -- A Heritage
by Robert Prokott on the history of the Poles who came from Silesia and settled in central Minnesota.
The First Polish Settlement in America
by Richard Lysiak A group of Poles from upper Silesia came to Texas in 1854 and would established themselves as the first permanent Polish community in American. (Article is Located in the Polonia Center/USA/Panna Maria.)
Parisville, MI: The Oldest Polish Community in USA.
by Arthur A. Wagner. Through his research he provides insight as to why many consider Parisville, MI as being settled before Panna Maria. (Article is Located in the Polonia Center/USA/Parisville.)
Memorable trips to Poland.....
Share your story and feelings for those who will never be able to visit the homeland of your answers.
by Evelyn Micolichek who shares her experiences from her trip in August 2001 which covered many areas of Poland.
Bernie's Taste of Poland
by Bernie Sadowski in a series of essays about his trip to Poland in June 2001 (includes pictures, and a few recipes).
A Pilgrimage to Poland
by Jeanne M. Carley on memories from her 1998 trip to Poland. Join Jeanne as she makes an unplanned but memorable trip into Poland.