Franklin County

Our forefathers never could have envisioned the Franklin County we live in today. The hardships and struggles to merely survive while trying to establish new homes in a new land on a new frontier created memories that will live as long as man cares to remember. Modern major highways, a wide diversification of industry, fertile farm lands and persons who still care help make Franklin County, the...
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First Report of the Historical Commission of Pennsylvania

The First Report of the Historical Commission of Pennsylvania, printed by the New Era Printing Company of Lancaster in 1915, was the first official publication of the Pennsylvania Historical Commission (PHC), forerunner of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC). It is contained in “Administrative and Biennial Reports” (Record Series 13.84) of the Pennsylvania State Archives,...
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