Local history explorer

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A local historian - also known as a local historian - usually works on a voluntary basis in the field of research into the local area.

The research field of the home explorer includes all areas related to home .

This includes, among other things, the genealogy as well as the observation, measurement and documentation of topics in:

Often the local researcher - unlike the historian in the national history - has no specific academic background.

See also

Web links

Commons : Heimatforscher  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files


  1. ^ Reinhard Riepl: Dictionary on family and local history research in Bavaria and Austria. 3rd edition Waldkraiburg 2009.