Thanks for this wonderful resource! (c:
: * Historic Pittsburgh Project Online
: Historic Pittsburgh is a digital collection that provides an
: opportunity to explore and research the history of Pittsburgh
: and the surrounding Western Pennsylvania area on the Internet.
: The project is a joint project of the University of Pittsburgh's
: Digital Research Library and the Historical Society of Western
: Pennsylvania at the Heinz History Center, and is a highly useful
: tool for genealogists with Pittsburgh-area families.
: This site really works! A census search for ancestor John Townsend
: found him in Pittsburgh in 1870. Testing a little further
: afield, a digital search of book resources for ancestor Amos
: Miller found him in a roster for Company K, 211th Regiment
: raised during the Civil War in Westmoreland County. The
: reference was a local history, Old and New Westmoreland. This
: indicates that this site is useful for the entire region
: surrounding Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, and not just
: You can access Web site by pointing your browsers to:
: http://digital.library.pitt.edu/pittsburgh .
: source: LEGACY NEWS APRIL 23, 2003