Pennsylvania History

Historical Aerial Photographs of Pennsylvania

I'd like to share a new online resource that I recently discovered: Penn Pilot, an online library of historical aerial photographs of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.   Special thanks to Brian Butko for forwarding me a link to this neat site! Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Geological Survey, this interactive website allows visitors to download a plethora… Continue reading Historical Aerial Photographs of Pennsylvania


Shout Out to Shirley

I’d like to recognize someone who is not only my mentor, but one of my very dear friends: Shirley McQuillis Iscrupe, Pennsylvania Room Archivist at the Ligonier Valley Library.  Since we met almost 9 years ago, I have learned a lot about public history and the Ligonier Valley from Shirley. My first visit to the… Continue reading Shout Out to Shirley