Here is a list of 27 Colonial-era newspapers available online. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “27 Colonial Newspapers to Trace Your Early American Ancestry.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/27-colonial-newspapers-to-trace-your-early-american-ancestry.html
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