Genealogy & History
- Guide to the Published Archives of Pennsylvania
- Pennsylvania Church History
- Pennsylvania Census
- Pennsylvania Cemeteries
- Pennsylvania Archival Resources
- Pennsylvania Local History
- Cumberland County History
- Cumberland Valley (PA & MD) History
- PA Civil War Army Artillery, Calvalry and Infantry Regiments
Research your genealogy through local and family histories, census data, and other documents.
History Reference Center
Features full text for more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers. Includes full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals, contains nearly 57,000 historical documents; more than 77,000 biographies of historical figures; more than 113,000 historical photos and maps; and more than 80 hours of historical video.
Cumberland County Historical Society
The collection includes Cumberland County historical records, manuscripts and rare books, Pennsylvania records, Federal records, newspapers and periodicals, as well as genealogy records.
Shippensburg Historical Society
The society's collection holds archives, deeds, maps, photographs and artifacts of local interest.
Genealogical Society of PA
Concentrating mostly on Pennsylvania and the surrounding states, the society maintains research materials such as wills, deeds, census and tax lists, church registers, funeral and cemetary records and even family Bible records.
Historical Society of PA
A center for learning and exploring the origins and diversity of Pennsylvania and the United States.
PA State Archives
The state archives collects, preserves and makes available for study the public records of the Commonwealth.
Other Helpful Resources
A comprehensive, categorized & cross-referenced list of links that point you to genealogical research sites online.
FamilySearch is the largest genealogy organization in the world. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services to learn more about their family history. For over 100 years, FamilySearch has been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide.
A large group of volunteers working together to provide free genealogy websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States.
Page updated September 10, 2012