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Centre County

From Its Earliest Settlement to the Year 1915

J. Thomas Mitchell

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ISBN: 978-0-271-03460-7

119 pages
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1915

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Centre County

From Its Earliest Settlement to the Year 1915

J. Thomas Mitchell

This brief volume provides readers with an overview of Centre County’s history from its earliest European settlement up to the year 1915. Exploring the county’s major events across several centuries, J. Thomas Mitchell delves into such subjects as early living conditions, county government, and the establishment of townships. Mitchell also offers a history of Centre County’s schools and of the Pennsylvania State College (now University) as well as a discussion of its transportation, industry, and major public figures.

 

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This brief volume provides readers with an overview of Centre County’s history from its earliest European settlement up to the year 1915. Exploring the county’s major events across several centuries, J. Thomas Mitchell delves into such subjects as early living conditions, county government, and the establishment of townships. Mitchell also offers a history of Centre County’s schools and of the Pennsylvania State College (now University) as well as a discussion of its transportation, industry, and major public figures.

J. Thomas Mitchell was a Bellefonte lawyer and one-time president of the Centre County Historical Society.

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