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Free Genealogy help sites of local interest April 22, 2015

Posted by youngm2015 in Genealogy / Local History.
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Here are a few free sites with helpful information of local research interest available online.  Do you have any favorites you don’t see here?  Let us know!

1. Fultonhistory.com:

Search over 29,140,000 Historical Newspaper Pages from the USA & Canada. Click on FAQ_HELP_INDEX at the top of the page to orient yourself to the site, and for a link to a browsable index of papers.

http://www.fultonhistory.com/Fulton.html

2. NYS Historic Newspapers

The NYS Historic Newspapers project provides free online access to a wide range of newspapers chosen to reflect New York’s unique history.

http://nyshistoricnewspapers.org/

3. New York State Military Museum & Veterans Research Center

The mission of the museum and research center is to preserve, interpret and disseminate the story, history and records of New York State’s military forces and veterans.

http://dmna.ny.gov/historic/research/SearchCatalog.htm

4. The Pennsylvania State Archives

 PA archives has this military info online:

  • PA National Guard Veteran’s Card File, 1867-1921
  • Civil War Veterans’ Card File
  • Revolutionary War Military Abstract Card File
  • World War I Service Medal Application Cards
  • Spanish American War Veterans’ Card File of United States Volunteers
  • Mexican Border Campaign Veterans’ Card File
  • Militia Officers’ Index Cards, 1775-1800

http://www.digitalarchives.state.pa.us/

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