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Links to
Historical Information
for Eastern Pennsylvania

Especially the Counties of Schuylkill, Carbon, Lehigh and Berks

The below are links which I have found while searching for information on my family and the history of the area in which they lived. If you find that a link no longer takes you anywhere please send me an email so I can correct the error or remove the link. You may also contact me if you find a site you would like me to include on this page. I have had no input into these sites and I am very grateful to those who are responsible for the wonderful information you will find.

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Schuylkill County

Schuylkill County Townships Schuylkill in the Civil War Reminiscences of Schuylkill Haven in the Civil War.
Schuylkill in World War I and II Schuylkill County Towns The Coal Castles of Schuylkill County
On line Books on the History of Schuylkill County Township Map Schuylkill County PA Patriots of the American Revolution

Carbon County

Carbon County Boroughs and Townships Selected Chapters of Mathews & Hungerford’s 1884 History of (Lehigh and) Carbon County ) Beers’ 1875 Atlas of Carbon County
Carbon County PA in the Civil War Diaries of Mary Elizabeth (Neifert) Richards A historical look at Summit Hill Pennsylvania

Lehigh County

Lehigh County PA in the Civil War History of Hanover Township History of Lynn Township
Tax List of Heidelberg Twp. 1762 Lehigh Yesterday Lynn Township - Pioneer Settlers
History of Hamilton Street A virtual walking tour through time    

Berks County

Berks County, PA. GenWeb Montgomery Online
The Historical and Biographical Annals of Berks County Pennsylvania
Berk's County Maps

Other County's Historical Information

Northampton County PA in the Civil War History of Northampton County History of Lancaster County

Historical Information for Pennsylvania

Ships to Philadelphia Background to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Outline of Pennsylvania History
Seventy Years In The Coal Mines Pennsylvania County Maps 18th Century PA German Naming Customs
Pennsylvania Volunteers of the Civil War The Schuylkill River Revolutionary War Military Abstract Card File
Spanish American War Veterans' Card File of United States Volunteers World War I Service Medal Application Cards Indexes Pennsylvania Dutch Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
The Molly Maguires   A Miner's Story

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