Dauphin County PA - Regional History Collection - Dauphin-Linglestown & Vicinity
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 PDFs. You will receive an email with the download link after purchasing online. These files can be read using many PDF reader programs (Windows / Mac / Linux), however Adobe Reader or Acrobat are recommended. Unless notes, each of these files are text-searchable.
Military Milestones of Old Paxton Township 1715-1946 Welcome Home Celebration
to World War II Veterans of East Hanover, West Hanover, and Lower Paxton Townships
(Nevin W. Moyer, 1946, 125 pages)
This publication was written as a memorial to those who lived in the area of Old Paxton Township and who served in the various wars from 1715-1946. It was produced to coincide with the welcome Home Celebration for the World War II Veterans, and relates an outline of the events associated with it, and those who participated in it. The majority of the publication is information on the military history of the area from the French and Indian War to World War II. There are also many ads from local businesses.
World War II - Veterans Homecoming Celebration Welcoming Returned Service Men and Women of
Middle Paxton Township and Dauphin Borough (Veterans Homecoming Committee, 1947, 53 pages)
This publication was written as a memorial to the service men and women of WWII who lived in Dauphin and Middle Paxton Township, Dauphin County, PA. It contains a program of the events associated with the celebration, a list of all the members of the armed forces from the area, and two pages dedicated to several men who were killed in action. In addition to this information, the second part of the publication is a historical sketch of Dauphin and Middle Paxton township. This section contains accounts from the area's history, information about its industries, schools, settlers, churches, etc.
175th Anniversary - West Hanover Township Souvenir Program
1785-1960 (Anonymous, 1960, 64 pages)
This publication is a history and souvenir program of the 175th Anniversary celebration of West Hanover Township in Dauphin County, PA. It contains a program of the events of the celebration as well as a list of those involved in various aspects of it. The publication also contains a brief historical sketch of West Hanover Township. Along with this information, there are numerous ads for local businesses throughout.
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