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Upcoming Events

  • Little Poland Festival 2018
1780802 883449465027695 5595360346569347501 n The Little Poland Festival happens Sunday the 29 April 2018 in New Britain, CT. Come on out and get a taste of Poland. Stop by the Polish American Foundation booth and say hello.

Polish Flag Candle

IMG 4549aWM This handpoured 8 oz Polish Flag Candle with the smell of Crocus would be a perfect gift for someone Polish in your family. Click here to learn more!!!
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Are you curious about your Family History and want to know more, but just don't have the ability or time to do the research yourself? Would you like to discover what interesting things might have happened to your Ancestors?

How much do you know about your ancestors? Were they pioneers, entrepreneurs, immigrants looking for a better life or just for religious freedom? What challenges did they face, what was their day-to-day life like? Do you know what motivated them to come to America?

Do you look like your ancestors? What characteristics or traits have you inherited from your ancestors? And what can they teach you about yourself and about your own life patterns and choices?


These are some of the questions that encourage us to gain more knowledge about our ancestors. Are there additional questions that have motivated you to explore your family history?

If you are curious about who your ancestors are and what places and events shaped their lives, then you have come to the right place. Genealogy research can help you learn about your family's unique history, traditions, origins, and how those things led to your life.

Allow The Genealogy Assistant be your guide on a voyage into the past. The Genealogy Assistant offers a number of genealogical and historical research services that can be tailored to meet your needs to can help you in the search for your ancestors. For us the reward is in the journey, whether we are researching your ancestors or our own.

Learn about everything Polish - The Polish American Journal

PAJ logo white background1If you are looking for a place to learn more about what is happening in Poland today, Polish traditions, history, culture and what is happening in Polish communities around the world, I suggest looking no further than the Polish American Journal.

The Polish American Journal is a monthly newspaper chocked full of useful and interesting articles, Some of these articles include: Important events and stories from Poland, explaination of historical events in Poland's history, information on Poland's historical figures, Polish traditions, sports, obituaries and church activities.

PAJ has a number of advertisers offering Polish related products and services from all over the US. These businesses include restaurants, travel, translators, books, music, ethnic products & genealogy services. Now if I could only find one that could get me my favorite beer from Poland (Dębowe Mocne).

The PAJ is the nation's largest, independent English language monthly newspaper dedicated to the promotion, preservation and continuance of Polish American culture. It is published by Panagraphics, Inc., in Buffalo, New York. The PAJ has readers throughout the world. It is the most referenced Polish American publication in the Congressional Record.

The Polish American Journal was founded in October 1911, as a small Polish-language newspaper, Zorza (The Dawn), in Pittston, PA.

The previous two paragraphs are taken from the PAJ website describing its history. For more details on the history of this wonderful newspaper, take a look HERE.

To prove to you just how great this periodical is, the Polish American Journal does offer a free sample copy for you to peruse. To claim your free copy visit their website.  

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