Historical Collections of the State of Pennsylvania [2 volumes]


Containing a Copious Selection of the Most Interesting Facts, Traditions, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, etc. relating to its history and antiquities, both general and local, with topographical descriptions of every county and all larger towns in the state

The first section is a brief outline history starting with Indian tribes through first Dutch and Swedish settlers and then provides a brief history of the colony of William Penn. Next, arranged alphabetically, are county by county historical descriptions. Sources include: personal and secondary accounts, anecdotes, and. Numerous biographical sketches detail the men and women who lived this history.

Sherman Day

(1843), 1995, paper, index, 2 vols., 708 pp.

ISBN: 9780788402678