"Major George Armistead & America's Star-Spangled Banner" is about family history -- not so much genealogy as teaching family history to the next generation. It was written to teach a five-year old about his heritage after he learned the words to our National Anthem. It is about the Star-Spangled Banner and family ties.


There is also a connection to the "Spot" & "Spoot" tokens that I explore, so numismatists will enjoy that; regrettably, it is probably too late for you to join the family...


This is a 20-minute Keynote (Apple) slide show that invites viewers to think about how their family histories can be shared.

You have multiple options for viewing:

1) Watch the complete presentation as a .PDF file by clicking on the blue button. 

2) If you have Apple Keynote and want to watch with all the transition effects, send me an email, and I'll send you a link to my cloud to view it; or a Keynote disc.

3) If you are a coin club and want to use this as your presentation, email me at r.b.korver@icloud.com. I'll send you a .pdf version, a PowerPoint export, or access to the Keynote version; in most cases, I can telephone in to your meeting if you wish. Or travel for local shows.

​4) Working on loading Keynote here -- but no success yet! Tech support says it won't happen. We'll see...

Numismatic stories and slide presentations