Aaronsburg, pa was named for aaron levy who founded the town in 1786 with the belief that all men should have the freedom to believe. Commemorative biographical record of central pennsylvania. As a double rainbows after a storm threw sunlight breaks on holy saturday in as we where driving in the aaronsburg pa area that is a censusdesignated place in centre county, pennsylvania, united states. Guest book built in the federal style circa 1802, the aaronsburg inn, a central pa area bed and breakfast, was restored to welcome the traveler whose pronounced taste for comfort is matched with their eye for quality. Second, philadelphias history was made by its people. History of bedford, somerset and fulton counties, pa.
A short film and a book the aaronsburg story by arthur h. In 1800, aaronsburg became part of the newlyestablished centre county. Pauls reformed church haines township, pennsylvania family history library. Rungs chronicles of pennsylvania history centre county. A brief history of parkesburg parkesburg, pa official. It is the first town in pennsylvania and possibly in the united states laid out by and named after a jew. Many had wondered if the long awaited event would have to be cancelled. Johns lutheran church, bellefonte, centre county, pa. Find local aaronsburg pa aarp programs and information. A duie pyle warehousing, high energy corporation, j. Aaronsburg area library centre county library and historical. Since 1976, aaronsburgs dutch fall festival one of the most important cultural events in penns valley.
Abcs of centre county centre county historical society. Aaronsburg is located on route 45 aaron square rd about a mile east of milheim borough. The road taken, a journey in time down pennsylvania route 45. While the joy of seeing loved ones return and the hope of future peace filled many a town with happiness, little could match the extraordinary event taking place in the small town of aaronsburg, pennsylvania. Guest book built in the federal style circa 1802, the aaronsburg inn, a central pa area bed and breakfast, was restored to welcome the traveler whose pronounced taste for comfort is. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel. The board of supervisors holds one meeting each month to conduct township business. Genealogical and personal history of western pennsylvania. Biographical survey, centre county pennsylvania history on. Aaronsburg, historic town, haines township, centre county. Nicole was a resident of aaronsburg, pennsylvania at the time of passing. Aaronsburg, historic town, haines township, centre county, pa. Stanovnistvo stanovnistvo 2010 259 geografija koordinate vremenska zona utc5, leti utc4. The aaronsburg historic district was added to the national register of historic places in 1980.
Leader for the aaronsburg story held at the executive mansion, harrisburg, pennsylvania. The aaronsburg post office was established in 1792 in northumberland county. Search the history of over 431 billion web pages on the internet. Without sacrificing treatment of the influential leaders who made pennsylvania history, the book focuses especially on the lives of everyday. Designed to make highquality scholarship accessible for students, the pennsylvania history series has been published since 1948 and now features more than thirty titles that advance the mission of the pha by engaging with key social, political, and cultural issues in the history of the state and region. Millheim borough building, millheim pennsylvania united states centre county. This library is affiliated with centre county library and historical museum. Evangelical lutheran salem church aaronsburg, centre county, pa. In 1949, the village gathered to commemorate the actions of aaronsburg s founder 160 years earlier.
The dutch fall festival is a twoday seasonal festival that celebrates the heritage of the pennsylvania dutch culture that shaped so much of the history of rural central pennsylvania. Valentine, of centre hall, formerly of aarons burg, passed from this life on monday, july 15, 2019 after a courageous, hard fought. This is an engaginglywritten, profuselyillustrated presentation of the latest academic thinking about the history of the keystone state, as viewed within the expanded perspective of the nations history. Lois was born on april 27, 1956 and passed away on monday, october 1, 2018. Just the day before, rain and cold winds had depressed spirits. The aaronsburg story hardcover january 1, 1955 by arthur h lewis author 5. Lewis were written about this event, published in 1955. Some of this information is held at the databoards and some is on the county pages. Published under the auspices of the journal of american history by frank allaben genealogical co. This book is not like any other history of pennsylvania you have ever seen.
Aaronsburg, washington county, pennsylvania wikipedia. Aaronsburg white pages phone books in pennsylvania pa. This date matches the date of an inserted bookletdinner invitation given by the governor and mrs. Find unique places to stay with local hosts in 191 countries. He laid out the town of right in the geographic center of the state, with hopes of it becoming a major settlement. Tobias of the naacp and rabbi philip bernstein and 50,000 american citizens met in aaronsburg to proclaim the. David was born in 1784, fought in war of 1812, settled in aaronsburg, then moved to rock grove, ill where he died 5281872. Postmasters account and record book, 4th class, 19051906. History old mercersburg by the womans club of mercersburg, pennsylvania.
Funding for the centre county historical society is supported by a grant from the pennsylvania historical and museum commission, a state agency funded by the commonwealth of pennsylvania. Includes a visitors guide, volunteerism and membership details. These are the only official death records for centre county prior to state recording that began in 1906. Aaronsburg salem evangelical luthern church, protocol. Additional records are listed on the county and state pages. Box 244 aaronsburg, pa 168200244 8143498193 office 8143495630 fax. Centre county, pennsylvania genealogy genealogy familysearch.
See a book filled with correspondence, cards and letters from noteable. Aaronsburg is a censusdesignated place cdp in centre county. George and jacob mingle are 2 of 11 children born to david mingle and his second wife lydia lutz davids 1st wife was catherine grove, dau of andrew grove of mifflinburg, pa. The district is almost exclusively residential with one grocery store and a post office. Aaronsburg was laid out upon the alexander grant warrant by aaron levy in october, 1786, and therefore bears the earliest date of any town in the county. The district includes 277 contributing buildings, 3 contributing sites, and 1 contributing object in aaronsburg. Eckman highway contractors, shiffer book publishing co. Penns valley area historical 244 w aaron sq aaronsburg, pa.
Valentine december 24, 1954 july 15, 2019 kenneth e. Aaronsburg story historical marker explore pa history. Get to know the real possibility of aarp in aaronsburg. Church records, 17941854 salem lutheran family history library church records, 18531941 st. Penns valley area historical museum association pvahm. Fish, sidney meshulam, 1908aaron levy, founder of aaronsburg. Choose our history of pennsylvania books at arcadia publishing. Ruth rudy served 14 years 19821996 in the pa house of representatives elected from. It was the baptism record of johannes weber, john weaver, the eldest child of anna barbara and michael who was baptized at st michael and zions lutheran church in philadelphia.
Thousands of artifacts from the central pa region portray over 200 years of. The first family history book i read was my grandmothers copy of the genealogy of the morr family. It includes the menu and the 3page guest list which included senators, judges, corporation executives etc. Pauls reformed church haines township, pennsylvania family history library church records, 18781954 st. Meetings, open to the public, are held at the township building, 153 south rachels way in aaronsburg at 6. Aaronsburg is located in eastern centre county, in the northwest corner of haines township. All five prints are available in the museum gift shop. Search the worlds most comprehensive index of fulltext books. Evangelical luthern sic church protocol and baptism record, 17941854 family history library. Search our online phone book to find phone numbers, addresses, and more. Millheim borough building, millheim pennsylvania united states centre. Through classes, events and the stewardship of public spaces, we work to enrich, preserve, and celebrate the lives of penns valley residents.
Tara murray, librarian, american philatelic research library. Record of pastors, church officers, church members, births, baptisms, marriages, deaths and burials. Since 1976, aaronsburg s dutch fall festival one of the most important cultural events in penns valley. See a book filled with correspondence, cards and letters from noteable democrats from the past. Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. History of the central pennsylvania conference of the evangelical church. Whitepages is the largest and most trusted online phone book and directory. In 1949 justice frankfurter, sir muhammad kahn of pakistan, gen. It is the first town in pennsylvania and possibly in the united. Pauls evangelical lutheran church, of porter township, clinton county, pennsylvania, 18691961.
The aaronsburg civic club is committed to a strong, smart and healthy community life in penns valley. That information is on many of the internet trees, and it is also in humphreys book, philadelphia co births before 1700, and also in the pennsylvania archives. Folklore of penns valley centre county historical society. Lois was a resident of aaronsburg, pennsylvania at the time of passing. Evangelical lutheran salem church aaronsburg, centre county. My fathers mother was a morr, and her immigrating ancestor was andreas morr, so i have been always known about the morrs who lived near the weavers in schafferstown and then freeburg. Laid out along the countys earliest road, aaronsburgs location near the geographic center of pennsylvania probably prompted levy to propose it for the state. The post offices and first postmasters from 1775 to 1994, lincoln, mass quarterman publications, inc. Aaronsburg genealogy in centre county, pa usa 880,998 pennsylvania 57,585 centre county 564 aaronsburg 8 note. First, philadelphias history is a story of the efforts to sustain economic prosperity while fulfilling community needs and the continued tension between those priorities. Guide to centre county, pennsylvania ancestry, genealogy and family history.
Evangelical luthern sic church protocol and baptism record, 17941854 family history library church records, 17941854 salem lutheran family history library church records, 18531941 st. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search. Aaronsburg historic district is a national historic district located at aaronsburg, centre county, pennsylvania. The prints below are vintage scenes from millheim, pa, spring mills, pa, and brush valley, pa. Nicole was born on january 14, 1964 and passed away on saturday, december 1, 2018. Aaronsburg s great day, a new york times reporter wrote, in its wide significance, was a great day for all of us.
An illustrated history of the commonwealth of pennsylvania, political and military, from its earliest settlement to the present time harrisburg, pa. The crisp october air and the bright autumn leaves splashing color across the rolling hills of central pennsylvania energized the people of the town. Book the aaronsburg inn, aaronsburg on tripadvisor. Interprets the prehistorical, historical and cultural heritage of the people of the area through a collection of artifacts and a genealogical library. Read about the early history of pennsylvania, its oil history, its cultural evolution, and much more. Aaronsburg was founded in 1786 by aaron levy, of which the town is named for him. This is a bibliography of most of our biographical and historical volumes currently being used for transcription to our various pennsylvania counties. She was a 1974 graduate of penns valley area high school and a 1988 graduate of south hills business school. Aaronsburg, washington county je naseljeno mesto bez administrativnog statusa u americkoj saveznoj drzavi pensilvanija. The book, the first comprehensive history of pennsylvania in almost three decades, sets the pennsylvania story in the larger context of national social, cultural, economic, and political development. Christian hoffer, of potter township, of this county, who is about 21 years of age, was attacked with a bilious colic, but soon afterwards recovered so far as to be able to attend his usual employment.464 493 1327 1066 1149 446 708 860 290 1252 302 1073 658 511 912 1567 1498 727 678 1020 1339 280 672 538 517 462 1343 351 771 171