LANCASTER & OTHER HISTORICAL SITES
There are links to historical websites in Lancaster, York and Dauphin Counties listed here.
Located in the original English Evangelical Lutheran Church, Columbia Historic Preservation Society is dedicated to the preservation of the river town, formerly known as Wrightâ??s Ferry and Shawana Town. Once considered as a possible site for locating our nationâ??s capitol, Columbia was once the gateway to the American West.
Posted November 9, 2011 at 4:06 PM
Is a community-based, not-for-profit organization established to educate the public on the history of Lancaster County and its place in the history of Pennsylvania and the United States.
Posted November 9, 2011 at 4:20 PM
The Susquehanna Gateway Heritage Area enhances our region's quality of life and economic vitality by promoting the preservation, conservation and interpretation of the Susquehanna River's cultural and natural heritage.
Posted November 9, 2011 at 4:25 PM
The Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center is available to help you make your visit to Lancaster County the most fun it can be! Our Chamber covers three large areas of the Susquehanna River Valley region. We cover Marietta, Columbia, and Wrightsville. We are made up of several different types of businesses - which provide an entertaining and relaxing visit to our area!
Posted November 9, 2011 at 4:28 PM
Home of The Historical Society of Dauphin County and the John Harris-Simon Cameron Mansion. The Historical Society of Dauphin County (HSDC) was founded in 1869 and has been headquartered at the Harris-Cameron Mansion, a National Historic Landmark, since 1941. The mission of the HSDC is to collect, preserve, exhibit, publish, and promote interest in the history of Dauphin County for the education, enjoyment, and benefit of the public.
Posted February 15, 2012 at 8:01 AM
This website is an illustrated searchable online catalog of historical information viewed through the filter of roadside and other permanent outdoor markers, monuments, and plaques. It contains photographs, inscription transcriptions, marker locations, maps, additional information and commentary, and links to more information. Anyone can add new markers to the database and update existing marker pages with new photographs, links, information and commentary.
Posted November 9, 2011 at 4:35 PM
The Nonprofit Resource Network enhances the effectiveness of nonprofit organizations, providing professional development, networking opportunities and access to critical information resources.
Posted November 9, 2011 at 4:34 PM
This link is a comprehensive, national resource for historic and cultural preservation.
Posted March 16, 2014 at 11:01 AM
INFORMATION ABOUT SAMUEL HALDEMAN
There are links to published information about Samuel Haldeman listed here.
Biography of former student Samuel Steman Haldeman.
Posted November 10, 2011 at 6:28 PM
This collection contains newspaper articles, and biographical information and published works of Samuel Steman Haldeman. Haldeman was a 19th century scientist from Chickies Creek who studied language, archaeology, and a variety of sciences including zoology, entomology, geology, and chemistry. Some of Haldeman's published works include A Monograph of the Freshwater Univalve Mollusca of the United States and original copies of the Pennsylvania Farm Journal. This collection is an overview of his career.
Posted November 10, 2011 at 6:33 PM
HALDEMAN, SAMUEL STEHMAN, 1812-1880. Correspondence Collection, 1830-80. Gift in part from S. S. Haldeman, but mostly from his grandson Guy K. Haldeman, who presented the natural history manuscripts to the Academy at various times, between the years 1921 and 1960.
Posted November 10, 2011 at 6:42 PM
SS Haldeman was the first editor of this journal. He was the editor for three years. On page 187, several farm properties are advertised for sale by John and Cyrus Haldeman.
Posted November 10, 2011 at 6:43 PM
Academy of Natural Sciences
Helen Elizabeth Lawson's lithograph of Samuel Stehman Haldeman's estate, Chicquesalunga. She was an accomplished scientific illustrator. Her contemporaries described her work to be "so perfect as certainly leave nothing to be desired. The Haldeman Mansion is listed under Locust Grove. For information on Locust Grove, search at this site under Pennsylvania-Lancaster County and Pennsylvania-Bainbridge.
Posted November 10, 2011 at 6:45 PM
The Haldeman Mansion is listed under Locust Grove. Go to the bottom of the page that is displayed and select page 3. Scroll down until you get to Locust Grove.
Posted November 10, 2011 at 6:48 PM