Conestoga Area Historical Society-Links Page
THE CONESTOGA AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
- Susquehanna River Rock Art (Pteraglyphs) at Susquehanna River.Net
- Our Sister site,Penn Manor History also Conestoga Area Historical Society
- The Conestoga Wagon Restaurant Web Page
- Tom Grassel's Web Page
HISTORICAL ORGANIZATIONS AND MUSEUMS
- Colonial Sense: A Web Site focused on Colonial Life
- From the Pa. State Archives: Township Warrant Maps by County.
- Revolutionary War Militia & Civil War Lists from the Pa. State Archives.
- Bates' History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers Civil War Soldiers
- Pa. Geography
- List of Pa. Governors and Biographies
- A History of Lancaster County from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
- Slavery in Lancaster County From the 1800 Census
- Slavery in Pennsylvania Afrolumens
Org., Slavery in Pa. Home of the above link.
- Panaramic Map of
Millersville An overview of Millersville in 1894. Same site as below, use that link to browse
their collection, this link takes you directly to the Millersville map.
- Panoramic Maps 1847-1929 203 Panoramic maps from all over the U.S. Other
Lancaster County towns are Columbia, Ephrata, Mount Joy, Mountville, Strasburg and Terre Hill.
- A nice biography of General John Fulton Reynolds,who died at Gettysburg in
- Review of
Pennsylvania History from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
- University of Oklahoma Law Center, A Chronology of U. S. Historical Documents, (Articles of
Confederation-Declaration of Independence-Gettysburg Address, James Buchanan's inaugural address, etc.
Biographical Dictionary of Pennsylvania Legislators Biographies of Colonial Pa. Legislators, see their page for a list.
- Pennsylvania Trivia , What is the state bird, dog, beverage, animal, flower,
- U.S. History.Org , a collection of historic Philadelphia websites, Betsy Ross's house,
Valley Forge, the grave of the unknown soldier of the Revolutionary War, Independence Hall and many other historic sites.
- On-line Dictionary-Encyclopedia Click here and search for a subject that interests you, historical or
- Links to Revolutionary War web sites, including battlefields, discussion groups, reenactors,
- The Continental Army, by Robert K. Wright Jr. an
on-line book about those who served in Federal service in the Revolution.
- Pennsylvania State Archives
National Archives and Records Administration
Library of Congress
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
- Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission - links to their
- Information on Ben Franklin, Franklin Institute web page.
- Framework of Government of Pennsylvania, by William Penn, 1682 (Excerpts)
- Search Highway Historical Markers
- Preservation Directory Com -A Listing of Preservation and Historical Organizations
HISTORICAL WEATHER INFORMATION
- History of Pa. Earthquakes
- History of Tornados
LOCAL HISTORICAL ORGANIZATIONS
- Southern Lancaster County Historical Society Kindred spirits to the south, lots of information
- Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society
- Museum Council of Lancaster County Links to other musuems
- Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County
- The National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors
- Columbia Historic Preservation Society
- North Museum
- Wheatland The Home of James Buchanan
- Landis Valley Museum
- Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
- This page by Rod Reese has many town and township histories and Pa. Dutch Information>/a>
Many of these municipalities have short histories of their area on their web pages
SCHOOLS AND UNIVERSITIES
Lancaster Theological Seminary