Mercer County History

 Mercer County History 



Excerpts from the Advance Argus, Greenville, May 5, 1898


Excerpts from the Sharon Herald, Nov - Dec, 1899

On This Day in Mercer County History from the Mercer County Historical Society  



Online Mercer County History

1905 Pioneer Outline "Chapter 34: Mercer County" from A Pioneer Outline History of Northwestern Pennsylvania  

1850 Stokely History - "Remarks and General Observations on Mercer County, Pennsylvania" by B. Stokely, reportedly "the first actual resident settler in the county."

Mercer County Townships - A history of each township

Mercer County Timeline  

from the Greenville   Area Website


Mercer County History..


Historical Markers in Mercer County


Mercer County Old Photos over 1500 of them online, many pioneers and historic places in Mercer County

Much of the information on this site:  biographies, church histories, township histories, military records was complied from these three county histories:

Combination 1873 Atlas and 1877 History of Mercer County, PA

History of Mercer County, 1888, two volumes

Twentieth Century History of Mercer County, 1909, two volumes

Mercer County Historical Society has published a new county history to celebrate the county's 200th birthday. 




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