Finding Your Roots


Share Your Family History
WCNY wants to share your family history in celebration of the hit PBS show Finding Your Roots Season 7 with Henry Louis Gates Jr. Season 7 airs Tuesdays at 8 p.m. on WCNY-TV.

Submit your photo and story with the form below. WCNY will post your submission to the website! All submissions will be entered to win Amazon gift cards!

FYR_S7_Key_Art_3000x3000Virtual Screening and Genealogy Lesson Event
March 4 at 5:30 p.m. on Zoom
Join WCNY and the Onondaga Historical Association (OHA) for the Finding Your Roots Season 7 Virtual Screening and Genealogy Lesson Event from the safe-ty and comfort of your home on Zoom. Watch clips from Season 7, learn how to explore your own family history, and how to preserve family history documents and photos with experts from OHA. The event is free, but registration is required.

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Corporate support for Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season Seven is provided by Ancestry and Johnson & Johnson. Support is also provided by Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, The Carnegie Corporation of New York, Candace King Weir, The Zegar Family Foundation, Lloyd Carney Foundation, and by The Inkwell Society and its members Felicia A. and Benjamin A. Horowitz Fund; Demond Martin; Sheryl Sandberg and Tom Bernthal; Jim and Susan Swartz; Anne Wojcicki; John and Jennifer Fisher; Fletcher and Benaree Wiley; Gwen and Peter Norton; and Darnell Armstrong and Nicole Commissiong. Major support is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS.