George McIlvain’s personal diary of the trip, accompanied by his mother Mary Porter McIlvain, along Pennsylvania Canal (and other waterways) from Williamstown, Lancaster County, PA to Paoli Indiana, April 8 to May 30, 1835. Diary contains itinerary, expenses, and observations. Diary is part of larger Muench Family papers collection. George Duffield McIlvain was born on February 22, 1811, in Lancaster County, PA the son of Robert McIlvain and Mary Porter (b. 1765?). He married Caroline Margaret Slaymaker on November 21, 1837. Their son Robert Porter McIlvaine was born January 12, 1839, died 1918. George ran a limestone quarry and lime kiln in Paradise Township, Lancaster County from about 1832 until he died on February 24, 1857.
Check out student and campus life at Millersville from 1923 through 1992 when the student newspaper was called The Tipster.
In 1993, the name was changed to The Snapper, for students who broke the rules to talk with each other. Coverage ends in 2013.
The Lancaster Farmer began publication as a monthly journal in 1869 under the auspices of the Lancaster County Agricultural and Horticultural Society. Volumes 1-16 were digitized and published on the Internet Archive by Lancaster History, in partnership with Lyrasis and the Sloan Foundation.
Founded in 1864, the Lancaster Daily Intelligencer had become by the 1880s the leading daily in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and a crusading opposition publication in a city beset with growing pains. It was already one of the oldest continuous newspapers in the state and nation, and by this time it had transformed itself from primarily a political organ into a conduit for local information and an advocate for clean politics and civic reform.