Within the atlases are 24,371 historical maps, illustrations, and histories many of which contain family names ideal for genealogical research. Others are rare antique maps, part of the collection by an exclusive arrangement with the Osher Map Library. The state of Pennsylvania has 38 of these antiquarian maps dating back as early as 1681.
Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) has been a nationally notifiable condition since the 1920s. As of January 1, 2010, cases of RMSF are reported under a new category called Spotted Fever Rickettsiosis (SFR). This category captures cases of RMSF, Rickettsia parkeri rickettsiosis, Pacific Coast tick fever, and rickettsialpox.
Boston: William D. Ticknor, 1835; from A Comprehensive Atlas, Geographical Historical, and Commercial
Welcome to Historical Maps of Pennsylvania, showing images of the region and state from the 16th to the 21st century. Pennsylvania was founded in 1681, after a petition to the King of England from William Penn. The maps are organized chronologically, with road maps separate, and can be accessed using the links below. A few maps are illustrated ...
In Pennsylvania, all roads lead to history. At every turn, historical museums, battlefields, memorials, and landscapes tell our nation’s story. Get ready for a road trip you'll want to reenact all over again. History buffs can step back in time and experience the iconic events that changed the course of American history by exploring this military history trail through PA.
Due to an abundance of caution for our patrons, visitors, and staff, as of March 13 the Historical Society of Pennsylvania will be closed through at least July 6. This includes all research services and programming. Please note that this is a tentative date and subject to change.
(1780) Pennsylvania first state to abolish slavery (1787) Pennsylvania second state to ratify U. S. Consitutition (1790 - 1800) Philadelphia capital of U. S. (1792) Philadelphia shoemakers formed first union (1793) Yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia killed about 2,000 (1794) Whiskey Rebellion occurred - protest against taxes on distilled spirits
Sources at the Pennsylvania State Archives. Considering the impact of the 1918 influenza epidemic on the Commonwealth, the Pennsylvania State Archives holds relatively few sources pertaining to that episode of the state's history. Provided below is a descriptive list of all pertinent materials identified in our collections.
There are countless ways to experience the scenic beauty of the Pocono Mountains. Whether it’s stepping back in time to visit millionaires from the Industrial Revolution, riding the rails of America’s first steam train, taking-in some of the region’s fine art or enjoying a top-notch musical performance, the Pocono Mountains is sure to enrich and engage your getaway for history, heritage ...
May 07, 2019 · Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is a bacterial disease spread through the bite of an infected tick. Most people who get sick with RMSF will have a fever, headache, and rash. RMSF can be deadly if not treated early with the right antibiotic. Signs and Symptoms. Diagnosis and Testing. For Healthcare Providers. Epidemiology and Statistics.