2nd VGS GenealogyCruise

Quintana Roo, which includes the island of Cozumel, is Mexico’s youngest state, admitted to statehood on October 8, 1974. The largest community in the Cozumel Municipality is San Miguel de Cozumel. In 1986, when Karen and I first visited this place, the town was much smaller. Our ship moored in the Cozumel Channel between the island of Cozumel and Playa del Carmen on the Mexican mainland. We visited both ports by taking a ship’s tender. Today, Cozumel has three cruise terminals, each with large, modern piers.

Because, over the years, we have visited Cozumel more than any other port, it was another morning of Scrabble for Jim and Karen. I did take a few photos of the view from the ship. Also, here’s one from January 26, 2017.

Karen Lannin in Cozumel
January 26, 2017

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View from the Norwegian Epic of the south downtown cruise pier and a ferry loading for the trip to Playa del Carmen.

View of the Downtown San Miguel Waterfront in Cozumel, Quintana Roo, Mexico.

Buildings in Downtown San Miguel, Quintana Roo, Mexico.

Drew Smith, MA, MS

Afternoon Program

“Front Page News (and Beyond): Finding Archived Newspapers”
Drew Smith

Manhattan Dining Room, 2:00 – 3:00 pm.

Drew Smith talks about using newspaper archives to find genealogically relevant information.

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