Explore Our Collections!

 

The Northumberland County Historical Society headquarters is located in The Hunter House, on the site of Old Fort Augusta, 1150 North Front Street, Sunbury, Pennsylvania.  It offers a museum of historical and archaeological artifacts dealing with Fort Augusta, from the French and Indian War through the American Revolution, as well as items of significance to the history of Northumberland County.  It also offers changing exhibits on topics of historical and archaeological interest.  Also located in the Hunter House is the Society's Charlotte Darrah Walter Genealogical Library, which contains excellent material on local history and thousands of records of early families in Northumberland County  and in surrounding counties.

Explore our collections!

March through December
Mon., Wed. and Fri. 1-4 P.M.

NEW - Additional hours

FIRST WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH UNTIL 8 P.M.

Group tours by appt.
Call 570-286-4083

 

 

 

A list of our microfilms - converted to digital - we also have computers for you to use

Title

Years covered

Columbia Co census

1860-1870-1880-1900

Columbia Co Tax

1802

Evening Item (Aug 1 to Feb 29)

1894-1898

Marriage Licenses indexes Male & Female

1885-1974

Milton Standard 75th Aniv Ed

1965

Montour Co census

1850-1860-1870-1880-1900

Mt Carmel marriage& births

1894

North'd Co 1890 veterans census

1890

North'd Co Census

1810-1820-1840-1850-1860-1870-1880-1900-1910-1920-1930

North'd Co Democrat

1861-1902

North'd Co Tax - Bald Eagle (5430)Little Mahanoy

1774-1830

North'd Co Tax - Muncy (5432)

1773-1809

North'd Co Tax - Muncy, Point & Penns (5433)

1787-1812

North'd Co Tax - Shamokin (5434)

1787-1827

North'd Co Tax - Sunbury Turbot Shamokin(5435)

1776-1843

North'd Co Tax - Turbot & U Mahanoy  (5436)

1804-1826

North'd Co Tax (5431) - Mahanoy, Lyco, Mahoning

1775-1829

North'd Co Tax- Augusta & Chilesquaque (5429)

1770-1825

Orphan's Court

1772-1868

Perry Co Census

1900-1910-1920

Public Press Norry

1872 - 1917

Republican Argus - Norry

1808-1812

S A & Shamokin Journal

1840-1850

Schuylkill Co Census

1930

Shamokin Canal Boat (in German)

1827-1833

Shamokin Citizen

1958-1966

Shamokin Herald

1862- 1893

Shamokin Register

1860-1862

Shamokin Times

1878-1884

Shamokin Weekly Times

1884-1887

Snyder & Union Co - Union Vets

1890

Snyder Co Census

1860-1880-1900-1910-1920

Snyder Co Tax

1776-1813

Sunbury American

1850-1910

Sunbury Daily

1873-1903

Sunbury Daily Item

1905-1925

Sunbury Gazette

1852-1879

Sunbury Gazette  (& Miners Register)

1838-1844

Sunbury Gazette American & North'd Co

1879-1883

Sunbury Item (1927-4-29 - 1934-3-31)

1927-1936

Sunbury News

1881-1883

Sunbury Weekly News

1883-1892

Union Co Census

1820-1830-1840-1850-1860-1870-1880-1900-1910-1920-1930

Union Co Tax

1780-1812

Union Co Tax

1793

Working Man's Advocate

1833 - 1838