Connellsville is a city in fayette county, pennsylvania, united states, 50 miles 80 km southeast of pittsburgh on the youghiogheny river, a tributary of the monongahela river. The county was originally covered with a heavy growth of timber, and for many years the business of lumbering was carried on extensively, the surplus products finding a market via the north branch and the susquehanna river to harrisburg, port. She graduated from temple university, where she studied history and journalism, and began her career at the philadelphia inquirer, where she has covered crime, government and education, writing stories that attracted national attention and won her several journalism prizes. The university of scranton weinberg memorial library. Founded in 1806 by zachariah connell, connellsville became a city with the unification of new haven and connellsville in 1909 to become the first city in fayette county. A check list of imprints of the german press of northampton county, pennsylvania, 17661905, with biographies of the printers family history library. A history of the pennsylvania hospital by kristen a.
Rossville is an unincorporated community in warrington township in york county, pennsylvania, united states. Pennsylvania was already years old when the history of hughesville began with the arrival of 1816, of jeptha hughes, who laid out the new town and named it after himself. King was born in spring garden township, september 25, 1839, a son of henry and leah johnston king, natives of york county, penn. This is especially the case from the creation of route 119 which is shown in yellow. Special thanks to susan walters who transcribed this work. This series publishes books that employ a mixture of approaches. Freight and passenger trains arrived late in the 19th century, resulting in service from both the pennsylvania and western maryland railroads. Each biography was written in the late 1800s to the early 1900s. A town is born a brief history of lansdales early years the stories contained in this booklet were prepared for a special aug.
Each chapter offers a glossary, map study, bios, related history and student exercises. Bradford county is particularly distinguished for the most excellent quantity of her dairy products. A free genealogy database of biographies, biographical sketches and multigenerational genealogies of pennsylvania residents. This database is a collection of biographical sketches of prominent men from the county in. Morrisville, bucks county, pennsylvania, 1893 library of. Pennsylvania history and books northumberland county. Books previous owner may have inscribed name in flyleaf. Klein is the author or coauthor of seven books including president james buchanan. Rossville is located at the intersection of pennsylvania route 74, pennsylvania route 177, and old york road northeast of wellsville and southwest of gifford pinchot state park.
The university of scranton weinberg memorial library 2,053 2. Best 30 historical places in connellsville, pa with. A webpage for the book series penn state series in the history of the book published by penn state university press. History of bradford county, pennsylvania by david craft. Centre county gets its name from being the geographical center of pennsylvania. Pennsylvania biographies pa genealogy by ancestor search. Dust jacket if present may have light shelf wear or 1 very small tear.
State coordinators were sought to set up their own state project. On the map above are added highlights giving a basic representation of the loss and changing of a few pennsville road ways from the 1800s. Route 222, between its intersection with the southern terminus of pennsylvania route 863 and route 222s trexlertown bypass. He was brought up in york, and educated at the york county academy, and blands school on the plank road. Mckee multiple formats at page images at hathitrust. During this time, vanity books with biographical sketches were very popular. Reed family genealogy my genealogy hound home page. In its section on the history of north fayette, the. Nockamixon township local and regional history books. Read each book description for publication and condition details and price. The basic purpose of this article is to take a step back and cover, once again, a region of smaller, simpler places. Most of these but not all are county history books that combine history and biographies of families within the county. Pa history books physician assistant history society. Pages in category novels set in pennsylvania the following 106 pages are in this category, out of 106 total.
Centennial history of the borough of connellsville, pennsylvania, 18061906 john carter mcclenathan snippet view 1974. The road between valley view drive and the mount east road which has not existed for some time is referenced in more detail with extra information on a link below. They are both published authors and founding members of the nockamixon historical society. About a biographical history of york county, pennsylvania bordered by the susquehanna river in southeastern pennsylvania, york county was formed in 1749 from neighboring lancaster county. The town of wellsville is located in the rolling hills of the northern reaches of the allegheny range of the appalachian mountains, east of allegany county, just a few miles north of the pennsylvania border. Apr 24, 2018 illustrating the fascinating history of our area of the united states of america. Bedford county, berks county, cumberland county, lancaster county and northampton county. See more ideas about wyoming, history and pennsylvania. Klein is professor emeritus of american history at penn state. The society has focused its efforts on the restoration and preservation of the c.
Welcome to connellsville in fayette county, southwestern pennsylvania a city rich in history and home to about 9,250 people along the banks of the youghiogheny river. A member of the pennsylvania historical and museum commission, dr. State college, pa author publishes book on penns valley. The prominent midtolate19th century industries of farm machinery and carriage manufacturing were replaced by a number of cigar and shoe factories, most notably hanover shoe. Please keep in mind that this is a list of only the primary biography surnames. With a theme built around hotair balloons, explore our past. The pa history societys book, the physician assistant. The best information i could find on noblestown came from the 1889 history of allegheny county, pennsylvania, published by a. This section makes it possible to view all the biographies currently available for the reed family surname. The population was 7,637 at the 2010 census, down from 9,146 at the 2000 census.
Biographical and portrait cyclopedia of chester county, pennsylvania open. Kristen graham is a philadelphia native and awardwinning journalist. The county was created on february, 1800, from parts of huntingdon county, lycoming county, mifflin county and northumberland county. Topics include professional authorship and the literary marketplace, the history of reading and book distribution, booktrade studies and publishinghouse histories, and examinations of and literary property. Page 220 and be it further enacted that it shall and may be lawful for the said company to employ all such surplus capital as may belong or accrue to the said company in the purchase of public or other stock, or in any other moneyed transactions or operations not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of this state or of the united states, for the sole benefit of the said company. Early hughesville residents signaled their resolve to graduate from settlement to fullfledged town by. Northeastern pennsylvania, specifically wyoming county and surrounding areas. Commemorative biographical record of northeastern pennsylvania including the counties of susquehanna, wayne, pike and monroe 1900 first edition published in chicago. Located in chester county, pennsylvania, west whiteland township was established in 1765 when whiteland township divided into east and west. Everyday discount prices and great customer service. Fulfillment by amazon fba is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in amazons fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products. They were offered the system design and tools created for the ky project, but were free to set up their project in any way they chose. Noblestown presbyterian is a plain little church at a sharp bend in a village road, the sort of building most people would pass by without a second look, or even a first.
Wellsville was established in 1855, making it a relatively young town in comparison to others in new york. Other surnames mentioned within a biography are not included in these lists of surnames. Historians believe it was named for an english county with the same name. A biography 1995 and pennsylvania politics, 18171832. The society was organized in 1991 to celebrate the townships 250th anniversary and to preserve and document the history of nockamixon. Noblestown chuchs history is that of the common man. An alphabetized listing of those subscribers to the oaths of allegiance, northampton county, pa. It is an excellent educational resource continue reading pa history books. Danielsville is a village northeast of northampton in northampton county, pennsylvania along pa 946. The pioneers west historical societys purpose organization shall be to be involved in the history, preservation of older sites and homes in the western area of allegheny county. A trip down memory lane, which is filled with stories dating from 1700 to 2000.
West whiteland township, pennsylvania images of america. The county seat, bellefonte, incorporated on march 28, 1806, is a french word meaning beautiful spring. The village lies at the intersection of route 946 and blue mountain road. An illustrated history, is a concise history of the people, places, and events that have propelled the concept of the physician assistant from its inception at duke university in 1965 to its position as a major force in american medicine today. Northumberland county northumberland county was created on march 21, 1772, from parts of five different counties. In may of 1997, this project was organized by jeff murphy, using the established ky biographies project as a model. History and books about northumberland county, pennsylvania.1349 605 135 1307 705 1041 722 1492 1012 1044 1282 1026 1440 325 166 1326 886 798 1079 641 827 1307 1052 812 1387 18 1336 847 69