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Clinton County Historical Organizations



Below you will find suggested resources to identify local history information in the Clinton/Lycoming County area. Please note that these recommended links may not be fully functioning digital repositories, but rather contacts to agencies that can help you via phone, email, or in person.



Annie Halenbake Ross Library – located in Lock Haven, this public library offers a wealth of area history information that includes current and back issues of regional newspapers, an extensive local history p amphlet file, and the Pennsylvania Room Collection which includes a local name index file, photo file, census information, old newspapers on microfilm, genealogies, and local and state histories. (


Clinton County Genealogy Society - a non-profit corporation dedicated to the preservation of membership heritage and to helping others to explore and to find their heritage. (


Clinton County Historical Society - the Clinton County Historical Society is housed in the historic Heisey Museum in Lock Haven. (


Paper of Record – full-text access to the Lock Haven Express from 1889–1931, the Williamsport Gazette and Bulletin from 1910 – 1911, and the Sunday Grit from 1945 – 1990. Requires a registration and logon. (


State Library of Pennsylvania - the Genealogy and Local History Collection of the State Library of Pennsylvania consists of a wide variety of indexes, genealogies, state and county histories, atlases, land warranty maps, ship lists, and compilations of church and cemetery records. (