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Along the western Brandywine

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo6012
Author
MacElree, Wilmer W.,
Edition
2d ed.
Date of Publication
1912.
Call Number
974.813 M141b
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Responsibility
by Wilmer W. MacElree.
Author
MacElree, Wilmer W.,
Edition
2d ed.
Place of Publication
[West Chester, Pa
Publisher
F. S. Hickman, printer]
Date of Publication
1912.
Physical Description
199 p. front., illus., plates, ports., maps (1 fold.) facsims. 28 cm.
Summary
A 1909 tour of the towns and places near the west branch of the Brandywine Creek, it includes Honey Brook and the railroad that once ran through it, Coatesville, Hibernia, Icedale, West Chester, Chadds Ford, and many other sites in Chester County, northern Maryland, and Delaware.
Subjects
Brandywine, Battle of, 1777.
Chester County (Pa.) - Description and travel.
Brandywine Creek.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
974.813 M141b
Websites
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An illustrated history of paper advertising in the Cocalico Valley : 1795-1950

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Author
Spohn, Clarence E.
Edition
Limited ed.
Date of Publication
2012.
Call Number
741.67 S762
Responsibility
by Clarence E. Spohn.
Author
Spohn, Clarence E.
Edition
Limited ed.
Place of Publication
Ephrata, PA
Publisher
The Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley,
Date of Publication
2012.
Physical Description
240 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Notes
No. 149 of limited edition of 700 copies.
Summary
"A beautiful volume containing over 600 full color illustrations of local advertising from around the Cocalico Valley. Included in the book is the history of the various newspapers that were published in the Cocalico Valley, a selection of 19th and early 20th century public auction broadsides, and an outstanding sampling of advertising ephemera of area businesses. Accompanying each advertising item is a detailed history of the business which it prompted. Businessesinclude: general merchandise and dry goods stores, drug stores, clothing and shoe stores, grocery stores, hardware stores and lumber yards, hotels, etc." [from the Journal of the Historical Society Of The Cocalico Valley]
Subjects
Advertising, Newspaper.
Advertising, Magazine.
Advertising specialities.
Cocalico Creek Valley (Pa.) - History.
Additional Corporate Author
Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Lancaster County
Call Number
741.67 S762
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Berks County church records of the 18th century

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Author
Wright, F. Edward.
Date of Publication
1993-<1994 >
Call Number
974.816 W949
Alternate Title
Berks County, Pennsylvania church records of the 18th century
Responsibility
F. Edward Wright.
Author
Wright, F. Edward.
Place of Publication
Westminster, Md
Publisher
Family Line Publications,
Date of Publication
1993-<1994 >
Physical Description
v. <1-5 > : maps ; 21 cm.
Notes
Includes indexes.
Contents
v. 1. Allegheny Reformed Church, St. Gabriel's Church, Schwartzwald Church, Oley (Salem) Reformed Church, St. Paul's Church, Amityville, Robeson Church -- v. 2. Oley Hill Church, Longswamp, Exeter Monthly Meeting, Moselem Church, De Long's Reformed Church, Peter's Church, St. Paul's Congregation in Windsor Township -- v. 3. Friedens Union Church; Allemangel Lutheran Church; Blue Mountain Church (Upper Tulpehocken Township); Rosenthal, New Bethel, or Corner Church; Dunkel's Reformed Church; Windsor (Ziegal's) Church, Reed's Church; Bern Church; Tulpehocken or Christ Church (Jefferson Township); Host Church; Hains Church (Heidelberg, Cacusi, St. John's); Records of Rev. Waldschmidt -- v.4. First Reformed Congregation in Reading, Zion's or Spiess's Reformed and Lutheran Church, Selected pastoral records of John Casper Stoever, Atolheo Lutheran Church, Selected pastoral records of Rev. John Henry Helffrich, Christ Church on Bieber Creek (Mertz), Old Northkill Lutheran Church (Friedens) - v. 5. Greenwich Union (or New Bethel Zion Church), Pinegrove Township, Trinity Lutheran Church, Reading.
Subjects
Stoever, John Caspar.
Helffrich, John Henry.
Waldsmidt, John.
Allegheny Reformed Church, Berks County, Pa.
St. Gabriel's Protestant Episcopal Church, Douglassville, Berks County, Pa.
Schwartzwald Reformed Church, Berks County, Pa.
Salem Reformed Church, Oley Township, Berks County, Pa.
St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Amity Township, Berks County, Pa.
Oley Hill Church, Pike Township, Berks County, Pa.
Longswamp Church, Berks County, Pa.
Exeter Friends Meeting, Berks County, Pa.
Zion (Moselem) Evangelical Lutheran Church, Richmond Township, Berks County, Pa.
DeLong's Reformed Church, Berks County, Pa.
St. Peter's Reformed Church, Richmond Township, Berks County, Pa.
St. Paul's Congregation, Windsor Township, Berks County, Pa.
Friedens Union Church, Berks County, Pa.
Allemangel Lutheran Church, Albany Township, Berks County, Pa.
Blue Mountain Church, Upper Tulpehocken Township, Berks County, Pa.
Rosenthal Church, Albany Township, Berks County, Pa.
New Bethel Church, Albany Township, Berks County, Pa.
Corner Church, Albany Township, Berks County, Pa.
Dunkel's Reformed Church, Virginville, Greenwich Township, Berks County, Pa.
Windsor (Ziegel's) Church, Perry Township, Berks County, Pa.
Reed's Church, Berks County, Pa.
Bern Church, Bern Township, Berks County, Pa.
Tulpehocken Church, Jefferson Township, Berks County, Pa.
Christ Church, Jefferson Township, Berks County, Pa.
Host Reformed Church, Host, Tulpehocken Township, Berks County, Pa.
St. John's Reformed Church, Lower Heidelberg Township, Berks County, Pa.
First Reformed Church, Reading, Berks County, Pa.
Zion's (Spiess) Union Church, Alsace Township, Berks County, Pa.
Atolheo Lutheran Church, Tulpehocken Township, Berks County, Pa.
Christ Church on Bieber Creek (Mertz), Berks County, Pa.
Old Northkill Lutheran Church (Friedens), Penn Township, Berks County, Pa.
Robeson Lutheran Church, Berks County, Pa.
Forest Lutheran Church, Robeson Township, Berks County, Pa.
Church records and registers - Pennsylvania - Berks County.
Registers of births, etc. - Pennsylvania - Berks County.
Social history
Berks County (Pa.) - Genealogy.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
974.816 W949
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Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesD-62_F06
Date Range
No date
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Description Level
Item
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Description
Handwritten autobiography of Thomas Welsh, written in third person. Text sketches his military career through the Battle of South Mountain. This is an unfinished draft, with portions crossed out. Initially written in July 1862 while he was at Hilton Head, South Carolina then the section about Acquia Creek, Virginia and South Mountain, Maryland were added in pencil after the Battle of South Mountain, September 14, 1862.
Admin/Biographical History
Thomas Welsh (1824-1863) was a Lancaster County native (born and raised in Columbia), who rose from hardscrabble origins to local fame, first as a Mexican War hero, and then as a brigadier general during the Civil War. He was well known and well respected as a no nonsense officer, for his leadership and gallantry in battle, for his dedication to the service of his country, and for his concern for the welfare of his men. See MG0828 for more biographical information.
Custodial History
Cataloged by Richard C. Wiggin prior to donation.
Date Range
No date
Creation Date
No date
Creator
Welsh, Thomas, 1824-1863
People
Burnside, Ambrose Everett
Wright, Horatio Gouverneur
Welsh, Thomas
Subjects
United States—History—Civil War, 1861-1865
Autobiography
Columbia (Pa.)
Camp Curtin (Pa.)
Port Royal (S.C.)
Otter Islands (S.C.)
James Island (S.C.)
South Mountain, Battle of, Md., 1862
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Buenavista (Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico)
Hilton Head (S.C.)
Fredericksburg (Va.)
Aquia Creek (Va.)
Search Terms
Civil War
Autobiography
Columbia
Mexican War
Buena Vista, Mexico
Camp Curtin, Pennsylvania
Port Royal, South Carolina
Otter Islands, South Carolina
James Island, South Carolina
South Mountain, Battle of
Hilton Head, South Carolina
Fredericksburg, Virginia
Aquia Creek, Virginia
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan
Object Name
Biography
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesD-62_F06
Parent Object ID
MG0828_SeriesD-62
Other Numbers
TW-D-62-06
Classification
MG0828
MG0828_SeriesD-62
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives North
Container
MG0828 Box 1
Notes
Added to PP 12/26/2020 by HST
Provenance: Passed down through the family, Blanton Charles Welsh to Emilie Benson (Welsh) Wiggin to Nancy Jane (Wiggin) Townsend. Acquired from: Chuck Townsend, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2016/05/15.
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Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
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Author
Canby, Henry Seidel,
Date of Publication
1941
Call Number
974.813 C214
Responsibility
by Henry Seidel Canby, illustrated by Andrew Wyeth.
Author
Canby, Henry Seidel,
Place of Publication
New York, Toronto
Publisher
Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated
Date of Publication
1941
Physical Description
xi p., 2 ²., 3-285 p. illus. 21 cm.
Series
Rivers of America
Notes
Illustrated t.-p. and lining-papers.
"A selected bibliography": p. 269-271.
Summary
"Mr. Canby has made this book strictly the history of the river, the story of what the Brandywine has meant to him and to others. It is not state or military or city history, but river history in its relations to American life....Henry Seidel Canby, the author, known for many years as a critic and authority on American literature, was born on the Brandywine and his family has lived on its banks for generations. He writes of the river from a great warmth of personal affection. The Brandywine is a little river of big events. New Sweden was founded at its mouth in the seventeenth century; William Penn's Quakers settled on its banks; and the greatest chemical company in the world, the Dupont Corporation, began in its narrow gorges. At the mouth of the Brandywine the first log cabins were built and the first prairie schooner was devised to haul grain to its flour mills. During the Revolution Washington fought across the fords of the Brandywine and, defeated because of his ignorance of geography, still conducted a masterful retreat. In The Brandywine are pictures of the brilliant refugee society of Wilmington at the time of the last great cycle of European wars, of the plantation life of the iron masters in the hills from which the river flows, and of the unusual Quaker society which made a culture of its own in the river valley. " [from the dust jacket]
Subjects
Brandywine, Battle of, 1777.
Brandywine Creek (Pa. and Del.)
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
974.813 C214
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Callapatscink. The Yellow Breeches creek. Read before the Cumberland County Historical Society on Friday evening, November 26th, 1909

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Author
Miller, John R.
Date of Publication
1909]
Call Number
974.843 C969m v. 2
Responsibility
by John R. Miller.
Author
Miller, John R.
Place of Publication
[Carlisle, Pa
Date of Publication
1909]
Physical Description
36 p. 8vo.
Notes
Repr.: Shippenburg News.
Subjects
Cumberland County Historical Society.
Yellow Breeches Creek - Pennsylvania - Cumberland County.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
974.843 C969m v. 2
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Celebrating our past, focused on the future : Middle Creek Church of the Brethren, 150 years, 1864-2014

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Date of Publication
©2014.
Call Number
286.5 M627
ISBN
9781601264213
1601264216
Place of Publication
Lititz, Pennsylvania
Publisher
Middle Creek Church of the Brethren,
Date of Publication
©2014.
Physical Description
vi, 162 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subjects
Middle Creek Church of the Brethren (Lititz, Pa.) - History.
Church of the Brethren - Pennsylvania - Middle Creek - History.
Middle Creek (Pa.) - Church history.
Additional Corporate Author
Middle Creek Church of the Brethren (Lititz, Pa.)
Location
Lancaster History Library - Lancaster County
Call Number
286.5 M627
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Channeling through time : Landscape evolution, land use change, and stream restoration in the Lower Susquehanna Basin

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Date of Publication
2003.
Call Number
551.483 C458
Responsibility
Trip leaders: Dorothy Merrits, Robert Walter & Andrew de Wet.
Place of Publication
[Lancaster, Pa
Publisher
Franklin & Marshall College]
Date of Publication
2003.
Physical Description
88, 20 p. ill. maps ; 28 cm.
Notes
"Southeastern Friends of the Pleistocene Fall 2003 Field trip Guidebook..17-19 October 2003", hosted by Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA.
Subjects
Stream conservation - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Stream ecology - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Conestoga River - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Little Conestoga Creek - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Susquehanna River - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Millers Run - Pennsylvania - East Hempfield Twp.
Additional Corporate Author
Southeastern (Pa.) Friends of the Pleistocene.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
551.483 C458
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Chiques Creek and Chiques Rock - Information file

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Call Number
Information file - Chiques Creek and Chiques Rock
Alternate Title
Chickies Creek and Chickies Rock - Information file.
Notes
Information files are created for specific subjects that are associated with Lancaster County, e.g. "Rebman's scrap pile", "Ten-hour house". The files contain newspaper and magazine articles about the subject.
Subjects
Chickies Creek (Pa.)
Chickies Rock (Pa.)
Location
Lancaster History Library - Information File
Call Number
Information file - Chiques Creek and Chiques Rock
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Conrad Weiser : Man of Affairs

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Author
Greaff, Arthur Dundore,
Date of Publication
1964.
Call Number
923.2 W427g
Author
Greaff, Arthur Dundore,
Place of Publication
Manheim, Pa
Publisher
The John Conrad Weiser Family Association,
Date of Publication
1964.
Physical Description
16 p. : illus. ; 23 cm.
Subjects
Weiser, Conrad, - 1696-1760.
Weiser family.
Berks County (Pa.) - Biography.
Lebanon County (Pa.) - Biography.
Tulpehocken Creek (Pa.)
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
923.2 W427g
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