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What's New?

This page will list additions and changes made to the Historical and Genealogical Society website. The newest changes will be at the top of the list. Check back frequently to see what's new.


January 23, 2013

  • Replaced the surname listings on the web pages with files updated to information received as of 2012. There are now over 26,000 surnames in the historical society's surname files.

October 13, 2011

  • The Historical and Genealogical Society of Indiana County is happy to welcome three new corporate sponsors:
    • Mystic Brooke Development, L.P.
    • Britt Energies, Inc.
    • Christine Marie Exploration, L.P

    For more information on becoming a business or corporate sponsor, please see our sponsorship page.

October 5, 2011

September 17, 2011

September 8, 2011

August 16, 2011

July 28, 2011

  • Added two new books to the book catalog: Obituary Abstracts From Indiana County Newspapers, 1894 thru 1900 compiled by D. S. Leathers and Drummer Boy, Isaiah Van Horn Revolutionary War Veteran and Pioneer of Indiana County, PA by J. Derald Morgan, Ph D., PE.

May 2, 2011

September 29, 2010

  • Added information about donating items to the Historical Society and included a copy of the Deed of Gift form on the Membership page and changed the menu link to "Membership and Donations."

September 1, 2010

August 31, 2010

August 24, 2010

July 29, 2010

June 30, 2010

  • Added recent historical society events and photos on the News page

June 10, 2010

April 13, 2010

March 15, 2010

February 19, 2010

February 12, 2010

February 3, 2010

October 20, 2009

  • Updated Events page with information about Autumn Book Sales.

October 8, 2009

  • Added a link to a website featuring information about the town of Saltsburg, PA, on the Indiana towns web page.

September 25, 2009

September 10, 2009

  • Updated Events page with World War I exhibit information.

July 29, 2009

June 29, 2009

June 8, 2009

February 16, 2009

December 15, 2008

November 1, 2008

  • Updated lists of surnames A through K for which information is available in the Society's surname files

October 6, 2008

September 2, 2008

  • Added a web page about the sale of veteran memorial pavers.

August 15, 2008

April 4, 2008

March 25, 2008

March 19, 2008

February 10, 2008

  • Added information about new photographic exhibit, Indiana County‚Äôs Greatest Generation to Events page

November 2, 2007

  • Revised the navigation menu by creating two links, one for Events and one for Historical Society News, to replace the News and Events link used previously

October 24, 2007

October 18, 2007

October 11, 2007

  • Added information about Historical Marker to be Dedicated in Clymer on October to News and Events page

October 2, 2007

  • Added new map to Book Store:

    The 1856 Peelor Map of Indiana County

    A publication of the Historical & Genealogical Society of Indiana County, PA

    Completed in 1856 by David Peelor this is one of the earliest maps of the county to show any detail. Along with the names of the landowners and the location of their property, it also identifies private dwellings, churches, schoolhouses, mills, stores and shops. The original map measures 41 by 52 inches and was done in three colors.
    The map has been digitally reproduced and each page of this book is comprised of an individual map of one of the twenty townships or seven boroughs in existence during that period.

    Compiled by D. S. Leathers. Soft cover, 8 1/2 X 11, printed in the original colors and indexed. $19.95 plus $2.00 shipping. Please allow two weeks for delivery.

August 30, 2007

August 21, 2007

August 9, 2007

  • Added information about a local presentation:
    Diamond Days, August 17-18-19, 2007
    Blairsville, Pa.

July 18, 2007

  • New from our Book Store
    Added book to book store page
    From this day forward: Marriages from Indiana
    County Newspapers & Related Sources, 1830 thru 1869

    A publication of the Historical & Genealogical Society
    of Indiana County, PA
    Over 1,700 marriages extracted from nine Indiana County newspapers covering the years 1830 through 1869. Information usually includes names and residence of the couple, date and place of marriage, and name of the officiating clergyman. Compiled by D. S. Leathers. Soft cover, 98 pages, indexed.

    $13.99 plus $2.00 shipping. Please send check or money order made out to H&GSIC and allow two weeks for delivery.
  • Added What's New?  page to site menu
  • Changed color of mouse over highlighting

July 8, 2007

  • To create more visible links, revised style sheet to add dotted underlines to links

July 2, 2007

May-June 2007 - Website redesign





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