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Excerpts and links may be used, provided credit is given to the contributing Author and HammittRoots.com with appropriate and specific direction to the original content. So that we don’t infringe on anyone else’s copyrights all submitted photos must be part of the Public Domain.  Posting of copyrighted material is not permitted.  Keep in mind a Copyright extends for a period of 70 years after the death of the photographer and does not transfer to the owner of the photo.

Visitors to HammittRoots.com are solely responsible for the information they post.  Therefore, Hammittroots.com will not be responsible for any copyrighted material uploaded to the site by its users.

Everyone works hard to gather the information important to building their family history and we realize how important photos and documents are when it comes to determining one’s heritage.  If you aren’t sure about something you would like to include in a comment or a post you can reach us by using the Contact Form.