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A Short History of Huntingdon County

A SHORT HISTORY OF HUNTINGDON COUNTY The following history, written by J Simpson Africa of Huntingdon, first appeared in Egle’s 1876 “History of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania”. It  should prove…

Chapter 3 – History of Huntigdon County

CHAPTER III A POPULAR ERROR – THE STORY OF CAPTAIN JACK – ITS UNRELIABILITY – JACK’S NARROWS – ORIGIN OF THE NAME – MURDER OF ARMSTRONG, SMITH AND ARNOLD –…

Chapter 2 – History of Huntingdon County

CHAPTER II   CONRAD WEISER — HIS JOURNEY TO THE OHIO — WILLIAM FRANKLIN — GEORGE GROGHAN — ANDREW MONTOUR — BLACK LOG — THE STANDING STONE— JOHN HARRIS’S STATEMENT…

Chapter 1 – History of Huntingdon County

CHAPTER I ABORIGINES OF HUNTINGDON COUNTY – DOUBTS CONCERNING THEM – FIRST WHITE VISITORS – INDIAN TRADERS – THEIR CHARACTER – THE OLD INDIAN WAR-PATH. But little is known concerning…

Preface – History of Huntingdon County

PREFACE The first suggestion of the preparation of local histories at the close of the first century of our national existence that came to the attention of the author of…

Diary and Letters by Captain Robert Allison – part 2

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 Left Hew’s and after marching about five miles, bad breakfast at a smallInn, onThe same fare as Friday, then proceeded to Bloss’, previously called Peter’sCamp, throughAlmost an…

Diary and Letters by Captain Robert Allison – part 1

DIARY AND LETTERSWritten byCAPTAIN ROBERT ALLISONOf theHUNTINGDON LIGHT INFANTRY, DURING HIS MARCH TO THE CANADIAN BORDER IN THE WAR OF 1812 NOTE: The following is a graphic account of the…