Helpful links

Manchester Township Historical Society cooperates with a variety of organizations in the area and many others with similar research interest. We believe the following links will be helpful to researchers looking for general historical information or genealogical data.

If your group is interested in exchanging links with us, contact ManTwpHistory@gmail.com.
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Very early maps of Pennsylvania  Sep 9, 2014, 7:50 AM Bill Einsig
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The Library of Congress offers a number of historical maps of interest to researchers.  Sep 9, 2014, 6:47 AM Bill Einsig
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Produced by the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission, this field guide is a basic introduction to the architecture of Pennsylvania buildings.  Sep 9, 2014, 7:22 AM Bill Einsig
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This article in Old House Journal reviews the architecture of German homes in Pennsylvania.  Sep 9, 2014, 7:56 AM Bill Einsig
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The York County Archives is a department of the York County Government. The Archives stores records for over 40 different county offices during various time periods throughout the past 250 years in York County history. Some of the records held by the Archives include Marriages, Deeds, Wills, Birth Records, Death Records, and Tax Records.  Jan 28, 2014, 1:17 PM Bill Einsig
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Dedicated to preserving our farm and natural lands for future generations!  Sep 12, 2014, 4:07 PM Bill Einsig
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Maps of old roads and highways from the 1900s.  Sep 9, 2014, 6:53 AM Bill Einsig
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This classic reference is available in digital form for your computer or reading device.  Sep 9, 2014, 7:47 AM Bill Einsig
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The complete work of George R. Prowell is available as a free download for your computer or reading device.  Sep 9, 2014, 7:43 AM Bill Einsig
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The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, we provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, the print disabled, and the general public. An excellent source of historic documents no longer in print but now in digital form. Free downloads to your computer or reading device.  Sep 9, 2014, 7:27 AM Bill Einsig
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Join the chat about Manchester Township history. Read. Share. Learn.  Sep 9, 2014, 7:14 AM Bill Einsig
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Photos and history of Dover and Dover Township.  Sep 9, 2014, 7:39 AM Bill Einsig
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The Manchester Township municipal site offers residents a wide range of information on township programs.  Mar 31, 2012, 9:07 AM Bill Einsig
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University of Vermont article on dating historic structures.  Sep 9, 2014, 7:57 AM Bill Einsig
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The home page of Neal Otto Hively and his tremendous work with Pennsylvania's original land records.  Sep 9, 2014, 7:52 AM Bill Einsig
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North Eastern York County History In Preservation or NeyChip was created in January 2016 to research, document and preserve the history of the area that encompasses the Northeastern School District.  May 22, 2016, 6:47 AM Bill Einsig
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NYCHAPS offers an expansive look at the early history of York County with the Dill Tavern and Maple Shade Barn.  Sep 9, 2014, 7:35 AM Bill Einsig
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Excellent, high quality aerial images of York County taken in the late 1930s.  Sep 9, 2014, 6:52 AM Bill Einsig
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Archived copy of the 1909-1910 issues of this outstanding magazine. Download to your favorite reader.  Jan 29, 2014, 8:09 PM Bill Einsig
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Centre Square School is a well known one-room, brick school house in Manchester Township. An effort is underway to repair and preserve this historic site.  Jan 27, 2013, 11:43 AM Bill Einsig
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One of the best maps of York County prior to the Civil War.  Sep 9, 2014, 6:50 AM Bill Einsig
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Steam Into History, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, will combine the history of the Northern Central Railway and the Civil War in York County and is expected to be on track for the 150th anniversary of the Confederate invasion of York and the Battle of Gettysburg in 2013.  Dec 31, 2012, 11:49 AM Bill Einsig
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The mission of the Emigsville Heritage Project is: To revitalize and re-energize the village of Emigsville. To rekindle the pride. To create strong community relationships with each other as neighbors and friends. To establish a village voice.  Apr 2, 2012, 5:25 PM Bill Einsig
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Tractplotter is a free, online service that allows researchers to plat metes and bounds from historic deeds.  Sep 9, 2014, 7:24 AM Bill Einsig
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This map shows the taxable properties in York County giving current ownership, deeds, and other data about the parcel.  Sep 9, 2014, 6:55 AM Bill Einsig
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The premier resource for researchers on York County history.  Sep 9, 2014, 6:57 AM Bill Einsig