history of the Cumberland Valley in Pennsylvania by George Patterson Donehoo

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  • Cumberland Valley (Md. and Pa.),
  • Franklin County (Pa.)


  • Cumberland Valley (Md. and Pa.) -- Biography.,
  • Cumberland Valley (Md. and Pa.) -- History.,
  • Franklin County (Pa.) -- History.

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Statementby Dr. G. P. Donehoo, ed.-in-chief ...
LC ClassificationsF157.C9 D7
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
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Open LibraryOL6770402M
LC Control Number32004293

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Full text of "History of the Cumberland Valley, Pennsylvania" See other formats. The Cumberland Valley is a northern constituent valley of the Great Appalachian Valley, within the Atlantic Seaboard watershed in Pennsylvania and Maryland.

The Appalachian Trail crosses through the valley. 5 External links. The valley is bound to the west and north by the Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians (Bear Pond Mountains / Blue Mountain Location: Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. Guide to Cumberland County, Pennsylvania ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

The county is located in the South Central section of the state. Many records stored. The Cumberland County Historical Society, founded inis dedicated to collect, preserve, interpret and promote the rich history.

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Cumberland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the census, the population wasIts county seat is Carlisle. Cumberland County is included in the Harrisburg -Carlisle, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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the Pennsylvania Family History Research series. History of Pennsylvania The Ulster-Scots settled first in Lancaster, Dauphin, and Chester counties, and then moved westward into the Cumberland Valley.

Both groups eventually contributed to the settlement of southwestern Pennsylvania. Jews, and African Americans. In spite of the strong. In the 's, the CVVFA, through the efforts of its public relations committee, sponsored the "SPARKY" program.

This program was initiated by the NFPA of Boston, MA. This was made available to all fire companies in the Cumberland Valley and the four states of the Cumberland Valley (Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia and Virginia).

Cumberland Valley Visitors Center and the South Mountain Partnership of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources provided funding for the five Civil War markers and eight.

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First settlers--Intruders upon Indian lands at Path valley and Aughwick; their cabins or log houses burnt. In Big Cove, similar fate--Petition sent to the Governor--Incidents in the early history of this county--Education--Support of the poor.

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Every day from Oct. 29 to 31, the Cumberland Valley Railroad brought three trains of up to 30 cars each packed with spectators into Harrisburg.

About 2, Cumberland County residents attended the. Adams County. History of Adams County Pennsylvania, Part 3, including Biographical Sketches from History of Cumberland and Adams Counties, Pennsylvania; Chicago: Warner, Beers & Co., Allegheny County.

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History and Topography of Dauphin, Cumberland, Franklin, Bedford, Adams, and Perry Counties, I. Daniel Rupp, - recent acquisition. - Cumberland Valley Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, FHL Book D27e ↑ Pennsylvania line: a research guide to Pennsylvania genealogy and local history, ed (Laughlintown, Pa.: A Brief History of Bedford Pennsylvania: from Pioneer Times to the Present Salt Lake City: Genealogical Society of Utah.

- These photos of bygone eras are collected from readers and newspaper files. Special thanks to local historian Mike Marotte for his photo contributions over many years to the Public Opinion.

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On October the first trolley ran crossing the Walnut Street “Peoples Bridge”. By service had expanded to New Cumberland and out. Joe is a member of the Cumberland County Historical Society, which is the primary source for the images in the book.

Though Joe does live 50 minutes from the borough in York, he commutes everyday to Carlisle and is well known in the area for his : History Press, The.

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