Other Links of Local Interest

The links listed below are to other pages which we think may be of interest to anyone interested in or doing research in Indiana County, Pennsylvania. We decided that there are so many clearinghouses of Pennsylvania, National, and International genealogical and genealogy-related websites available online, we're focusing here only on the sites that may specifically be of interest to Indiana County researchers. For local surnames, you may also want to check our list of our members own pages. For non-Indiana County information, several sites we recommend for you to find additional links and information are Cyndi's List, and Rootsweb Genealogical Data Cooperative. There are certainly many more wonderful and helpful lists of links, but between these two, and the links they contain, you should be able to get to most of the sites you may be interested in.

  • Bituminous Coal Mines & Coal Company Patch Towns of Indiana County by Raymond A. Washlaski, Historian, Editor; Ryan P. Washlaski, Technical Advisor; Peter E. Starry, Jr. "The Old Miner."
  • Carnegie Library of Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania Department
  • Derry Area Historical Society- Website for this area of Westmoreland County, PA.
  • The Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania
  • The Historical Society of Pennsylvania
  • Indiana County Genealogical Web Ring
  • Indiana County, PA USGenweb Archives
  • Indiana County Pennsylvania Genealogy
  • Indiana County Township Plat Maps
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Lively Arts - The mission of the Lively Arts program is to provide world-class entertainment while also fostering the cultural growth of their patrons. The program attracts world-renowned touring performers as well as offering a variety of events and exhibits produced by IUP faculty and students; nearly 200 performing and visual arts events are offered at IUP each year.
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania Yearbooks - The Special Collections and IUP Archives department at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Libraries has their IUP yearbook collection scanned and available on their website.
  • The Political Graveyard - Indiana County page (This site lists about 5,000 cemeteries where politicians are known to have been buried. This is a link to the Indiana County, PA, section)
  • Indiana County Tourist Bureau - a nonprofit organization whose mission is to draw visitors to the Indiana County area and to promote the region's unique character and attractions. Links to places to stay, where to eat, calendar of area events, etc.
  • Indiana County Visitors Center - information useful for anyone visiting Indiana County including sightseeing information, businesses, lodging, and more.
  • Indiana County Warrant Register Pages, 1733-1957 from Records of the Land Office. Images in .pdf format at the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Bureau of Archives and History, Pennsylvania State Archives
  • Indiana Free Library and Blairsville Public Library Catalogs Search Page - You can search the collections of both libraries here, as well as other libraries which are part of the Pennsylvania Access program.
  • The Jimmy Stewart Museum - Homepage - The website for the museum herein Indiana, Pennsylvania, the famous and well-loved actor's hometown.
  • Lineages' Company Genealogy Site for Pennsylvania - While you need to pay a fee for them to do any searching for you, they do have quite a list of online resources.
  • Mt. Pleasant, PA Roots, Westmoreland County - Lots of resources for research in the Mt. Pleasant area of Westmoreland County, including contact information for obtaining various documents and records.
  • MSHA Guide to Mining Museums and Miners' Memorials - This site has links to Mining information for most of the states, including Pennsylvania.
  • Pennsylvania State Archives - Information about the contents and resources of the Pennsylvania Archives, along with information about how to obtain copies of the records and more.
  • Profiles for 185 Populated Places in Indiana County, including maps and other information provided by HomeTownLocator.
  • Treasures of the Past
  • Westmoreland County History and Genealogy Web Ring