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Researching the State Land Records of Pennsylvania

Join us for an afternoon webinar focused on accessing Pennsylvania Land Records. Our presenter is Aaron McWilliams, reference archivist at the Pennsylvania State Archives in Harrisburg.


FREE Webinar




Presented by Pennsylvania State Archivist




Thursday, February 27th, 2014


4:00 pm - 5:00 pm ET


What are the State Land Records?

What is the difference between a warrant and patent?

How do I find out if my ancestor purchased land from the Penn family or Commonwealth?

In "Researching the State Land Records of Pennsylvania” Pennsylvania State archivist Aaron McWilliams will discuss the titling process, the primary documents and indexes, and the research strategies used to navigate the records.


February 27th, 2014 4:00 PM   through   5:00 PM