History of Centre and Clinton Counties, Pennsylvania [2 volumes]


This book contains the history of Centre and Clinton Counties in Pennsylvania from the beginning of the counties to the time the book was originally written in 1883. Everything you would want to know, and then some, is included in this must-have book for researchers. The book is divided into two volumes: Centre County and Clinton County. Both volumes are packed full of useful information for the researcher studying this area of Pennsylvania. The volumes include: Indian occupation; the discovery of Penn's Valley; the first settler, events of 1779-1784; residents of the many townships; War of 1812; Census of 1840; Penn's Valley infantry; lists of soldiers; Fithian's Journal; Nittany and Bald Eagle Mountains; Indian troubles; and government; along with other fascinating information. Each township has a chapter dedicated to it. Many wonderful pictures, maps and a fullname index highlight these volumes. The print in the book is smaller than usual.

John Blair Linn

(1883), 2007, 5½x8½, paper, index, 2 vols., 807 pp. 

ISBN: 9780788420399