Traveling Back in Time Using Google Earth Pro by Marie Palmer

Webinar: Traveling Back in Time Using Google Earth Pro
Speaker: Marie Palmer
When: Saturday, April 8, 2023 at 11:00am Eastern

Program Description:
Discover how to visually wow friends and relatives with your family history research. Google Earth Pro is a free program that offers a sophisticated way to map out your ancestors’ lives with as many visuals and records that you can find.

Organizing research within Google Earth Pro lets you view findings through a unique lens, prompting new questions and further avenues for research. It also offers a fresh new way to share research and its interactive nature appeals to many, especially the younger generation.

This session will demonstrate the many exciting features of Google Earth Pro using several in-depth genealogical case studies.

Speaker Bio:
Marie Palmer is a professional genealogist, speaker, and writer based in Canada. Her expertise is in United Kingdom and genetic genealogy research and she is passionate about helping others share the stories of their ancestors through writing and fun technologies such as Google Earth Pro. In addition to a Master of Science in Information Science and Library Management, Marie holds bachelor degrees in Education and Engineering, a Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University, and was co-chair of her ProGen study group.

Marie has taught extensively over the past twenty years, has worked for Legacy Tree Genealogists, and recently taught the multi-week institute-level course “Using Google Earth Pro to Enhance and Share Your Research” at the Applied Genealogy Institute (

VGA Members can register for this webinar via the Zoom link in the Upcoming Webinars area of the Members Center. Please contact if you have any questions.

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