are a group of independent webmasters who link
together to share Historical and Genealogical
data with researchers in a peaceful and
AHGP is structured
very differently from other online Genealogy and
History organizations. We have very few rules or
restrictions and believe in providing our
members with many choices and options in every
aspect of membership, thus eliminating the
in-fighting prevalent in other groups.
Each site or topic
page is an independent linking site. There is no
limit to the number of member sites per state,
county, topic, etc. Linking to other member
sites is encouraged, but it is not
required. For example, county sites are
not required to link through a state site, and
state sites are not forced to link any given
county site. All members also have the option of
linking directly to our main pages.
- You must ask
to link up with us.
- Your site must
contain some original content of a
historical and/or a genealogical nature, and
may not be a collection of links to other
sites, unless it is comprehensive on a
- Copyright must
- A logo and
reciprocal link back to the main page or the
site you are linked from is required.
Please see our
page for currently available logos.
You may also make your own logo, as long as
it clearly states "AHGP" or "The American
History and Genealogy Project."
- We will not
link to racist, or obscene sites, or sites
which are intentionally offensive, or
promote points of view which tend to stir
debate or controversy among significant
parts of society.
participants are expected to find space for
their own web projects. If you have
difficulty finding space, please see our
Member Info Page.
- You may belong
to and participate in other projects with
the same page or web project.
- We have three
mail lists, and subscription is optional:
No controversy, arguments, or politics is
allowed on any of the lists.
- To assure
continuation of the project, if one of the
webmasters maintaining the main pages
leaves, a webmaster will be selected to
replace him/her by a majority poll among the
- We have a
webring which you are welcome to join if you
desire. You can see the ring information on
main page and if you desire to join,
click on Join and follow the directions.