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  • Posted on: Oct 12, 2011



    Since February of this year the Bedford County Historical Society has been searching for names and information about residents of Bedford County who served in, were captured in, or died in the Korean War.


    If you can offer such information, please contact Gillian K. Leach at the Pioneer Library of the Bedford County Historical Society. Gillian...

  • Posted on: Oct 07, 2011



    We hope you'll be joining us for our next meeting, Tuesday, October 11th from 7-9pm. Our guest speaker will be Mr. Byron W. Woodson, author of A President in the Family: Thomas Jefferson, Sally Hemings and Thomas Woodson. Mr. Woodson is an avid genealogist and has been researching his family connection to Thomas Jefferson...

  • Posted on: Oct 05, 2011



    Mt. Moriah Cemetery Cleanup this Saturday October 8th from 8 AM until 1 PM. This is the cleanup rescheduled from the rained out September 24th cleanup. Fingers crossed for good weather!

    For more information please visit the Friends of Mount...

  • Posted on: Oct 02, 2011


    The Historical Society of Cocalico Valley

    October 26, 7:30 p.m.

    The Notorious Buzzard Gang, Outlaws of the Welsh Mountains

    New Holland police officer Michael Zimmerman will feature detailed information about a group of twenty men, seven of whom...

  • Posted on: Oct 01, 2011


    Saturday, October 15th, 2011


    The Union League of Philadelphia will be opening The Heritage Center, located on the ground floor of the iconic building at 140 South Broad Street. The Center will be open from 1:00-4:00PM with Civil War re-enactors and docents offering tours of the Center.

    "The Union League and its members...

  • Posted on: Sep 28, 2011

    On Thursday, October 20th Blair County Genealogical Society will host speaker Charles M. Colony who will offer a presentation about Land Records Research. 

    Charles M. Colony, P.S.U. B.A., M.S., Engineering, is a Professional Land Surveyor (P.L.S.) licensed in the state of Pennsylvania since 1981, surveyor in Mifflin and now Blair counties, and member of the Pennsylvania Society of...

  • Posted on: Sep 26, 2011



    Thursday, October 6, 2011
    Genealogy Re-writes History
    presented by Mary Groce
    7:00 p.m.
    Foxdale Village Auditorium
    500 East Marylyn Avenue, State College


  • Posted on: Sep 25, 2011

    The Lower Bucks Genealogy Club is a growing membership of individuals who share a common interest in genealogy. Whether you're a beginner, a professional, or somewhere in between, LBGC can assist you in your research into the past!


    The Lower Bucks Genealogy Club is dedicated to assisting others in the preservation of their family, and to promote interest in genealogy....

  • Posted on: Sep 25, 2011

    ESGR's Fall Genealogy Class
    Saturday, October 8, 2011, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

    The Erie Society for Genealogical Research will hold a one day "Fall Genealogy Class" on Saturday, October 8, 2011, at the History Center, 419 State Street, Erie, Pa. Time - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

    The cost for one person is $20.00, which includes a one...

  • Posted on: Sep 21, 2011

    Join GSP and the Delaware Valley Archivist Group for a meeting of the minds on Wednesday evening October 5th 2011.  Share your repository successes and challenges with local archivists and help them understand what genealogists need from them. 

    The meeting will take place at Christ Church, 20 N. American Street, between Market and Arch Streets in Old City Philadelphia, from 5...