We are a group of independent webmasters who link together to
share Historical and Genealogical data with researchers in a
peaceful and harmonious setting.
AHGP is structured very differently from other online Genealogy
and History organizations. We have very few rules or restrictions
and believe in providing our members with many choices and options
in every aspect of membership, thus eliminating the in-fighting
prevalent in other groups.
Each site or topic page is an independent linking site. There is
no limit to the number of member sites per state, county, topic,
etc. Linking to other member sites is encouraged, but it is
not required. For example, county sites are not
required to link through a state site, and state sites are not
forced to link any given county site. All members also have the
option of linking directly to our main pages.Requirements:
- You must ask to link up with us.
- Your site must contain some original content of a historical
and/or a genealogical nature, and may not be a collection of links
to other sites, unless it is comprehensive on a particular
- Copyright must be respected.
- A logo and reciprocal link back to the main page or the site
you are linked from is required. Please see our Logo page for
currently available logos. You may also make your own logo, as
long as it clearly states "AHGP" or "The American History and
- We will not link to racist, or obscene sites, or sites which
are intentionally offensive, or promote points of view which tend
to stir debate or controversy among significant parts of
- All participants are expected to find space for their own web
projects. If you have difficulty finding space, please see
- You may belong to and participate in other projects with the
same page or web project.
- We have three mail lists, and subscription is
No controversy, arguments, or politics is allowed
on any of the lists.
- To assure continuation of the project, if one of the
webmasters maintaining the main pages leaves, a webmaster will be
selected to replace him/her by a majority poll among the
- We have a webring which you are welcome to join if you desire.
You can see the ring information on the main page and if you
desire to join, click on Join and follow the directions.