Christian Petenbrink, Southampton Township (posted May 2022)
1894 estate inventory & appraisal of Christian Petenbrink
George Klingaman, Sr., Greenville Township (posted May 2022)
The 1814 will of George Klingaman, Sr.
Some estate papers of George Klingaman, Sr.
The Blubaugh Place video (posted May 2022)
The Korns book describes the farm in this video as the original farm home of Michael Korns, Sr.
Fort Cumberland, Maryland (posted March 2022)
An overview of the two-volume book 'Fort Cumberland'
Identifying the site of Christopher Gist's Fayette County cabin (posted March 2022)
Identifying the site of Christopher Gist's cabin YouTube video (17 minutes).
William Rose of Bedford & Somerset counties, Pennsylvania (posted March 2022)
Click here to see a web page about a newly identified early gunsmith who lived in Bedford and Somerset counties.
Statlers old Shot Factory tavern (posted February 2022)
Click here to see a new web page on Peter Statler's "Shot Factory" tavern in Bedford County, Pennsylvania 0.9 miles east of the Somerset County line.
Digital library of books pertaining to Somerset County (posted February 2022)
Click here to see a list of books on this website that pertain to Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
French and Indian War reccomended reading list (posted February 2022)
Robert L. Bantz's recommended western Maryland French & Indian War reading list
Berlin Lutheran & Reformed Church Records (posted February 2022)
Births and Baptisms of Somerset County, Penna. Reformed and Lutheran Church Records of Berlin, Somerset County, Pennsylvania (45 MB) Ezra Saylor, 1929.
Pennsylvania Long Rifles (posted February 2022)
I added an html-based copy of the 1924 edition of John G. W. Dillin's book "The Kentucky Rifle".
Cumberland digital library (posted February 2022)
I added a digital library of materials related to the history of Cumberland and its environs to the bottom of the Fort Cumberland web page.
The Turkey Foot Road (posted February 2022)
The Turkey Foot Road YouTube video (1 hour, 48 minutes).
One of my passions has been the study of the Turkey Foot Road that ran through a part of Pennsylvania settled by my ancestors. This video summarizes its 1779 military origin and details its route northward from Fort Cumberland, Maryland to resupply a desperately undersupplied Fort Pitt. For best results, view in high-definition mode.
Sloan's Ford on the Youghiogheny River (posted February 2022)
Finding Sloan's Ford YouTube video (6 minutes, 31 seconds).
Fort Cumberland, Maryland (posted January 2022)
Things you were not taught about Fort Cumberland YouTube video (1 hour, 9 minutes).
Click here to see my FaceBook page about the "Fort Cumberland" book.
My YouTube channel (posted January 2022)
My YouTube Channel
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