Mallory Swanson from the Emigration Centre, Vesturfararsetrið, sits down with Jack for a wide-ranging conversation sharing her journey of connecting with her Icelandic Roots and how these connections led her to living in Iceland full-time.
Jack and Mallory delve into the origins and historical significance of the Emigration Centre, uncovering the deep-rooted ties in the charming town of Hofsós.
The podcast takes a detour to discuss Icelandic horses and their significance in the Skagafjörður region; along with all the natural beauty of this fjord - which might be the best fjord in all of Iceland.
They share stories of helping others discover their Icelandic roots through genealogy at the museum - the magic of connecting individuals with their heritage.
The podcast concludes with a forward-looking perspective on genealogy, how future generations will embrace and continue their family history, and the role of genealogy in preserving cultural heritage.
Checkout the brand new website for the Emigration Centre: