Peek into the Past is a digital archiving service that keeps legacies alive.
You have a story to tell!
Whether about a family member, a meaningful place, or a special event, you will want to preserve the memory for generations to come.
Publish a story with us for future generations
Free to publish. A subscription is only necessary to continually update it and enjoy all the benefits of being a StoryTeller.
The story endures even if your subscription lapses
Researchers and other enthusiasts quickly discover the story using our search tool.
We are more than a digital archive.
We have a service which allows real-world visitors to a memorial or marker to connect to online stories. A special address placed there takes visitors directly to the related story where they’ll be able to unfurl their imaginations with your text, audio, graphics, photos, video, maps, only available via the internet.
Edit and add to stories, including audio and video
We encourage admirers of the story to reach out with exciting tidbits to share. Unlike inscriptions of a stonemason, you may continuously refresh the virtual story.
Genealogical researchers help you find new branches of a family tree
Professional video editing, including narration and high-quality filming
Search engine optimization
Make the story rise to the top of browser search results.
Designate successor storyteller and pass down oversight to the next generations
Once ready to hand over that critical role, you choose who follows in your custodial footsteps.
Keep watch with our Online Caretaker
It encourages reporting maintenance issues at memorials and markers.
Let Us Show our Gratitude
Available free to "active" status StoryTellers: give others, or even yourself, a 1-Year Basic Plan subscription which can be used to activate additional stories to the collection.
Making your story stand out
- Do you bring a fascinating subject relevant to your target audience yet need background research?
Our experienced genealogical and historical researchers can help fill those gaps.
- Do you bring research and anecdotes, but the best wording escapes you?
Our writers can adeptly develop an engaging story. We produce quality audio and video options.
- Do you bring a story with engaging content yet still question if it is easy to read?
That is our copy editors’ expertise. We’ll craft a story fit for publication.
- Do you bring a complete story ready for all the internet community to enjoy?
Let us publish! Whether it is organizing an engaging photo gallery or presenting maps to support the narrative, we work closely to make sure the published story meets your expectations.
- Want to see how it looks? Check out the story of
Fisher and Clara Sayre
Becoming a StoryTeller