Pennsylvania Local History

Pennsylvania State
Smull's Legislative Hand Book and Manual, 1912;

The Pennsylvania Manual, 1929; Vol. 103; Vol. 104; Vol. 105; Vol. 106; Vol. 107; Vol. 108; Vol. 109; Vol. 110; Vol. 111;

Auditor General's Report, 1881; 1896;

State Treasurers Annual and Detailed Reports, 1877;

Report of the Secretary of Internal Affairs, 1880;

Report of the Secretary of Public Instruction, 1880; 1890; 1917;

Report of the State Department, 1902;

Pennsylvania Area Key, by Florence Clint 1976

Sources for Genealogical Searching in Pennsylvania, by Betty L. McCay 1973

Encyclopedia of Pennsylvania Biography, Vol. 2; Vol. 3; Vol. 12; Vol. 19;

Pennsylvania German Pioneers, Vol. 1&2, by Ralph Beaver Strassburger & William John Hinke, 1934/1980.

Pennsylvania, A History, by George P. Donehoo, Vol. 1-4 & Biographical, 1926.

Pennsylvania, Political, Governmental, Military and Civil, by Frederic A. Godcharles, Biographical Volume.

Western Pennsylvanians, by Charles Alexander Rook, 1923.

Genealogies of Pennsylvania Families Vol. 1-3, from The Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine

Pennsylvania Genealogies, Chiefly Scot-Irish and German, by William Henry Egle 1886/1969

Index to Pennsylvania's Colonial Records Series, by Dr. Mary Dunn 1992

Prominent and Progressive Pennsylvanians of the Nineteenth Century, Vol. 3 1898

Trolleys of Lower Delaware Valley, Pennsylvania, by Paul Schieck & Harold E. Cox, 1970.

Historical Society of Pennsylvania Memoirs, 1826; 1830; 1867; 1872;

Pennsylvania at Chickamuga and Chattanooga, Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments, 1897.

Pennsylvania Society of Colonial Governors, Charter, By-Laws, Officers, Members, List of Colonial Governors, 1911;

Record of Pennsylvania Volunteers in the Spanish-American War, 1901.

Register of the Pennsylvania Society Sons of the Revolution, 1893;

The Colonial Society of Pennsylvania, 1899; 1902; 1908; 1914;

The Quakers, A Brief Account of Their Influence on Pennsylvania, by William Wistar Comfort, 1986.

Proceedings of The Huguenot Society of Pennsylvania, Vol. 36 1965;

It Happened in Pennsylvania, by Arthur D. Graeff, 1947.

History of the Pennsylvania Historical Society, Vol. 1 & 2, 1940.

Short Trolley Routes In the Lehigh River Valley, 1967.

Beaver Pennsylvania, "Argus" Genealogical Gleanings, 1830-1858, by Mark H. Welchley 1986.

Beaver Falls
Pro Christo et Patria, A History of Geneva College, by David M. Carson

Bedford County
History of Bedford, Somerset and Fulton Counties, Pennsylvania, 1884.

Mother Bedford and the American Revolution, by Larry D. Smith, 1999.

Berks Co.
Transactions of the Historical Society of Berks County Volume III, 1923

History of St. John's (Host) Church 1727-1975.

Photos & Documents of Bethlehem, Lehigh & Northampton Counties, Pennsylvania. [collected photos]

Big Spring
History of the Big Spring of the United Presbyterian Church 1750 - 1879

Bradford County
Pioneer and Patriot Families of Bradford County, Pennsylvania, 1770-1825, by Clement F. Heverly, 1913.

Images of America, New Hope, Lahaska and Buckingham, by Nicole Y. Stella & Jenifer L. Stella, 2005.

Bucks County
Episodes in Bucks County History.

Solebury Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, by John Richardson, 1958.

Early History and Growth of Carlisle, by Hon. Theodore B. Klein, 1905.

Recollections of Chambersburg, PA, by John M. Cooper, 1900

Chester County
History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, by J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope 1881 [about 50 pages extracted for
Hodgson/Hoskins/ Hodson families]

There's A Starr on my Family Tree, Early Quaker Family of Chester Co., PA, by Marjorie Waterfield

Kurtz Bros. 1894-1994.

100th Anniversary First English Lutheran Church 1850-1950.

Crawford County  
History of Crawford County, Pennsylvania, by Warner, Beers & Co., 1885.

Dauphin County  
The Dauphin County Reports, Vol. 47 1940;

The Donegal Presbyterian church, 1935.

Bicentennial, St. Basil's Dunshore, St. Francis Cummiskey, St. Francis Overton.

Liken Valley Campmeeting Centennial 1894-1994.

Franconia Township
Some Local History of Franconia Township, by Henry D. Hagen, 1979.

French Creek
Stories of the Falls of French Creek, by W. Edmunds Claussen 1974

Gettysburg National Park Commission Report, 1893-1901;

Greene County  
History of Greene County, PA, by Rev. William Hanna, 1882.

One Hundred and Twentieth Anniversary and the Fourteenth Quiquennial Reunion of St. John's Church, 1955.

The Parish Messenger, Howertown Ev. Reformed Parish [various from 1951-1957]

100th Anniversary of Hughesville Volunteer Fire Department 1892 - 1992 September 25, to September 27, 1992

History of the Johnstown Flood, by Willis Fletcher Johnson, 1889.

The Johnstown Flood, by David McCullough, 1968.

Jonestown, Pennsylvania, 1761-1961.

Kutztown Sesqui-centennial 1815-1865.

Images of America, New Hope, Lahaska and Buckingham, by Nicole Y. Stella & Jenifer L. Stella, 2005.

Lakewood Twp.
Georgian Court University, by Edwarda Barry, 2007.

Lancaster County  
Biographical History of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, by Alex Harris, 1872/1977.

A New Index, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Before the Federal Census, vol. 3, by Gary T. Hawbaker & Clyde L. Groff.

Lebanon County
Biographical Annals of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania Part 1 & 2, by J. H. Beers 1904/1993

Lehigh County
Proceedings Lehigh County Historical Society, 1980; 1994;

Centennial History of Lewisburg, by I. H. Mauser.

Lower Heilderberg Twp.  
Lower Heidelberg Twp., Penna, Now and Then, 150th Anniversary, by Kathy M. Scogna, 1992.

Montgomery County  
150th Anniversary of the Founding of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

Mount Joy
Historical Souvenir Book, Mount Joy, Pennsylvania Centennial, 1951.

History of Union Church 1755-1930, by J. P. Deibert.

The Services of Dedication Union Church Parish House, 1958.

Pipe Organ Dedication, Unionville Church, Neffs, PA, 1912.

New Castle  
History of Lodge of the Craft, No. 433, F.&A.M., of New Castle, PA, 1919.

New Hope
Images of America, New Hope, Lahaska and Buckingham, by Nicole Y. Stella & Jenifer L. Stella, 2005.

Landmarks, Legends, A Legacy, Doorway to the Past, Newville 1790-1990, by Kathleen Soule O'Donel Frey.

Orangeville Evangelical and Reformed Church History, by rev. Rodney Arden Henrie, 1957.

Souvenir Program, Orrstown Centennial 1847-1947.

Philadelphia, Holy Experiment, by Struthers Burt

Images of America, Philadelphia Graveyards and Cemeteries, by Thomas H. Keels 2003

Addresses made at the Annual Meeting of The Netherlands Society of Philadelphia, 1913-1930.

Historical Souvenir 225th Anniversary of the Founding of the City of Philadelphia, 1908.

The Pittsburgh Crawfords: The Lives & Times of Black Baseball's Most Exciting Team, by James Bankes, 1991.

The Bicentennial History of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County, Vol. 1-3, by George Swetnam & Charles A. Locke, 1955.

Shadyside Presbyterian Church Centennial 1866-1966, by Stanton Belfour, 1966.

Changing Habits, by V. V. Harrison, 1988.

Founding Families of Pittsburgh, by Joseph F. Rishel, 1990.

Potter County
Moments in Time, A Pictorial History of Potter County 2001

A History of Pottstown, Pennsylvania 1752-1952, by Paul Chancellor

Images of America, Pottsville Firefighting, by Michael R. Glore & Michael J. Kitsock 2004

History of Trinity Lutheran Church - Pottsville, Pa.,by G. A. Berner 1934

Dedication Yearbook, 1953, Mount Hope Methodist Church.

Schaefferstown Bicentennial, 1763-1963, by Charles H. Huber.

Dedicatory Booklet Commemorating the Dedication of Mellinger's Evangelical Lutheran Church, June 14, 1953.

Schuylkill County  
Publications of the Historical Society of Schuylkill County 1994

The History of the Indian Valley & its Bank, by John L. Ruth, 1976.

Images of America, Springfield Township, Montgomery County, by Charles G. & Edward C. Zwicker 2002

They Called it Strasburg, by Charles D. Spotts 1968

Our Strasburg Heritage, A Photographic Record 1976

Steelton Centennial Book & Calendar 1880-1980.

Washington County  
Courts of Justice Bench and Bar, Washington County, Pennsylvania, 1902.

Residents and Pioneer Families of Donegal Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania, by Raymond Martin Bell, 1984.

Watsontown 1867-1967.

The Fairview State Hospital Agricultural Complex: An Institutional Farm in Twentieth-Century Pennsylvania, 2003.

West Chester
Sesqui-Centennial 1799-1949 West Chester, Pennsylvania.

Westmoreland County
A Short History of Westmoreland County, by C. M. Bomberger, 1941.

Mount Pleasant Township Bicentennial, April 6, 1773-1973.

Catalogue of Westtown Boarding School 1900-1901

York County
A Biographical History of York County, Pennsylvania, by John Gibson 1886/1975.

Bible Records From Families Files of York County Heritage Trust, Volume 1, 2007.
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