If you know the town, but not the borough or census area,
So, you're interested in adopting a borough or
census area. Hopefully, this page will answer
any questions you might have. If you have any suggestions that might be of help
on this page, please let me know.
WHAT IS REQUIRED:
- A love of history and genealogy, and a willingness to share information on
a web site.
- The ability to create web pages.
- Familiarize yourself with the mission and the purpose of the project. For
more information on the Trails to the Past (TTTP),
please visit the national website at
There are a few requirements for county
administrators for their
- You must obtain your own web space. You are free to get web space from
whomever you choose. Many of the TTTP county administrators use
Rootsweb because they offer free space
to all TTTP-affiliated county administrators. (Be aware that Rootsweb
place a banner across every page of your site.)
- Logos: National logos are provided on the
TTTP Logos page. Alaska TTTP
graphics are located
At the minimum, webmasters must have both on their site index pages and link those logos back to the respective
TTTP National Page and the
Alaska TTTP State
- Your site must contain some original content and not be a
of external links.
- No other project is to be linked to (xxGenWeb,
ALHN, AHGP, Genealogy Trails, etc.) from a TTTP site.
- You must respect copyright law. If you have any questions regarding
copyright, please see
- All web pages must be child-safe sites. In other words, no pornography or
obscene subject matter, photos or otherwise. Objectionable links to the
former are also not authorized.
- Other than these above listed requirements, these are independent sites
and therefore are yours to create and maintain.
- Once you have decided to adopt a borough or census area, please get in touch with the
Alaska TTTP Administrator. If
you are interested in adopting a city, town or village, please get in touch with the
appropriate borough or census area webmaster.
- You will be subscribed to the mailing list
for county administrators. This is necessary to keep everyone in the
loop as to what's going on to develop Alaska's TTTP resources, etc.
- There are currently
no other guidelines past the above. This is a project meant to be free of rules,
hence no frustration with politics.
CREATING WEB PAGES
Want to adopt but don't know how to create your own web pages? Try these
Here's another helpful web site with lots of information:
Ftp is a program that allows you to upload your newly created or edited web
pages onto your webspace provider. These are two of the more popular programs
and have free trial versions available for downloading.