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Lycoming County: Town, Township and Regional History Collection - PA-Genealogy

Lycoming County: Town, Township and Regional History Collection

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Williamsport Illustrated (Scholl Bros., ~1890-1900, 14 pages)
Souvenir of Nippono Park (Jersey Shore & Fort Antes Railroad Company, ~1910, 50 pages)
1826-1936 Souvenir Program – Muncy Home Coming Celebration (Muncy Rotary Club, 1936, 88 pages)
Official Program - Semi-Centennial, Old Home Week 1887-1937, Montgomery, PA (Semi-Centennial Publicity Committee, 1937, 84 pages)
Montoursville Centennial Celebration 1850-1950 (Anonymous, 1950, 100 pages)
Montoursville Pennsylvania [Souvenir Views] (Anonymous, ~1950, 31 pages)
100th Anniversary of Hughesville 1852-1952 (Hughesville Celebration Committee, 1952, 75 pages)
Williamsport Sesquicentennial 1806-1956 (Williamsport Sesquicentennial Corporation, 1956, 100 pages)
Souvenir Program Montgomery Diamond Jubilee (Montgomery Diamond Jubilee Association, Inc., 1962, 103 pages)
This is Muncy (Junior Chamber of Commerce of Muncy, Penna, 1966, 110 pages)
Bicentennial – Sesquicentennial Borough of Muncy 1776-1976 (Bicentennial-Sesquicentennial Committee, 1976, 103 pages)
Greater Williamsport Bicentennial Souvenir Program (Greater Williamsport Bicentennial Commission, 1976, 114 pages)
Montgomery Area Bicentennial Celebration (Intrada Publishing Company, 1976, 68 pages)

 

This is a collection of various historical and genealogical reference works on Pennsylvania.  These references cover 1000's of individuals, and are an excellent way to start or continue research focused on PA. 

This material was scanned from original publications and will be provided as text searchable PDFs on a CD / DVD rom.  These files can be read using many PDF reader programs (Windows / Mac / Linux), however Adobe Reader or Acrobat are recommended.  

Williamsport Illustrated (Scholl Bros., ~1890-1900, 14 pages)
This is a souvenir of the City of Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA.  It contains photographs of several buildings and others scenes from the city and its vicinity.

 

Souvenir of Nippono Park

(Jersey Shore & Antes Fort Railroad Company, ~1900-1910, 50 pages)

This is a souvenir album of the area of Lycoming County, PA between Williamsport and Jersey Shore. It contains over 2 dozen photographs of areas such as Jersey Shore, Linden, Antes Fort, and Williamsport (Newberry), much of is scenic in nature. Along with the photographs is some historical information and descriptions of the areas covered.

1826-1936 Souvenir Program – Muncy Home Coming Celebration

(Muncy Rotary Club, 1936, 88 pages)
This publication is a souvenir of the "Muncy Home Coming Celebration", essentially a centennial celebration for the town.  It contains a history of the town from pre-settlement times to the present (1936).  It also contains a number of photographs in and around the town, a program of the events of the celebration and many ads for local businesses.

 

Official Program Semi-Centennial Old Home Week 1887-1937 Montgomery PA

(Semi-Centennial Publicity Committee, 1937, 84 pages)

This is a history and program of the 50th anniversary celebration of Montgomery, Lycoming County, PA. It contains a brief historical sketch of the borough of Montgomery and Lower Lycoming County including a few historic photographs of the area. It also outlines the events associated with the 50th anniversary celebration, along with numerous ads for local businesses.

 

Montoursville Centennial Celebration 1850-1950 (Centennial Committee, 1950, 100 pages)

This publication presents a history of the town of Montoursville, Lycoming County, PA written for its centennial anniversary. It first presents a schedule of events from the celebration, followed by a sketch of the town's history.   The historical account also includes dozens of photographs and illustrations.

 

Montoursville Pennsylvania (Anonymous, ~1950, 31 pages)

This booklet was published as a collection of souvenir views of Montoursville and vicinity, Lycoming County, PA, probably around the time of its centennial in 1950. It contains photographs from various locations around the town, some of which also include local residents.

100th Anniversary of Hughesville 1852-1952

(Hughesville Celebration Committee, 1952, 75 pages)
This booklet was published as a centennial history of the town of Hughesville, Lycoming County, PA in 1952.  It includes a program of the events of the centennial celebration as well as a history of the town and surrounding area.  It included a number of historic photographs of the town and its people, as well as many ads for local businesses.

Williamsport Sesquicentennial 1806-1956

(Williamsport Sesquicentennial Corporation, 1956, 100 pages)
This is a 150th anniversary history of the city of Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA.  It includes a program of the events associated with the centennial celebration.  It also includes a great deal of historical information on Lycoming County and the Williamsport area.  The publication includes numerous photographs from the city and vicinity.

 

Souvenir Program Montgomery Diamond Jubilee

(Montgomery Diamond Jubilee Association Inc., 1962, 100 pages)

This is a 75th anniversary history of Montgomery, Lycoming County, PA from 1887-1962. It contains a history of the area and borough as well as a program of the events of its 75th anniversary celebration. There are a number of photographs of scenes around the area and many ads for local businesses.

This is Muncy (Junior Chamber of Commerce of Muncy, Penna, 1966, 110 pages)
This is a bicentennial history of the town of Muncy, Lycoming County, PA up to the year 1966.  It outlines the history of the town and gives a detailed description of the town as of the date of publication.  It includes numerous photographs of the town and surrounding area.  This is an excellent resource for historical or genealogical research in this area.

Bicentennial – Sesquicentennial Borough of Muncy 1776-1976
(Bicentennial-Sesquicentennial Committee, 1976, 103 pages)

This is  a bicentennial - sesquicentennial history of the borough of Muncy, Lycoming County, PA written in 1976.   The village of Muncy was settled in 1776 and incorporated as a borough 50 years later.  This publication provides a program of the events associated with its celebration.  It also relates a chronological history of the borough, citing important events through its 200 years.  Along with the historical information, there are also numerous photographs of Muncy's homes and other buildings, as well as some of its residents participating in the bicentennial celebration.

Greater Williamsport Bicentennial Souvenir Program
(Greater Williamsport Bicentennial Commission, 1976, 114 pages)

This publication was produced as a souvenir history of Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA for the commemoration of the nation's Bicentennial Celebration in 1976.  It outlines the early history and development of the county and city, including some coverage of its early residents and important events in the area's history.  It also includes more modern historical information, including discussion of the local churches, schools, etc.   The publication also outlines the events of the bicentennial celebration and includes numerous ads for local businesses.

 

Montgomery Area Bicentennial Celebration

(Intrada Publishing Company, 1976, 68 pages)

This is a history of Montgomery, Lycoming County, PA, written for the US Bicentennial in 1976. According to the foreword, the purpose of the publication was an attempt to preserve some of the memories of the area, but also to inspire for the future by looking to the past. It presents a schedule of events associated with the celebrations. It then presents the historical accounts of the area including brief sketches of the surrounding townships. The historical sketch covering Montgomery itself is much more in depth, presenting various accounts from throughout the history of the town and vicinity. Also included are numerous photographs of the area and its residents.

 


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