Online tools to dig into history. Public Record

Search State of Pennsylvania public records for vital information about deaths, births, marriages, annulments and divorces. Request copies of birth and death certificates from official government websites.
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People for Better Pennsylvania Historical Records Access (PaHR-Access)

Genealogists, researchers, and family historians: We are asking for your help in a grassroots effort to have better access to older Pennsylvania state death certificates as well as have them made available online.
For more information, visit PA Historical Record Access.

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The Milton Public Library is providing a link to a Penn State website. Penn Sate has scanned and digitized historical maps done for insurance companies. Look through the directory by city or town. Browse the link below to find the house you are looking for:
SanBorn Fire Insurance Maps


Below is a link to
It is an excellent site to search by state, by name, or by cemetery.
For local Milton, PA cemetery information. Search by Cemetery Name: Harmony Cemetery.
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Ancestry Library Edition
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The Milton Public Library provides free access to to patrons WITHIN the library.
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