• Powelton History: A Collective Biography of a Philadelphia Neighborhood – Powelton Village, a neighborhood in West Philadelphia, dates back to late 19th century. This website contains an interactive map by address, census data, city directory listings, deed transfer records, and biographical info on over 400 homes.
  • “The New Jersey Soldier” by Mark E. Lender – Early Southwark settlers who participated in the revolutionary war may have enlisted in NJ rather than PA. This paper chronicles organizational efforts by county and by state and provides other details.
  • “Welsh Founders of Pennsylvania” by Thomas Allen Glenn – This book is an excellent resource for researching early Welsh settlers in Pennsylvania. Also available on Ancestry.com.
  • The Literary and Cultural Heritage Map of Pennsylvania – Features a geographical history of the commonwealth’s writers of novels, plays, short stories, technical manuals, legislation, and children’s literature. This excellent research tool was developed by developed by Penn State.
  • Historical Sketch of Chester, on Delaware – This book provides a overview of the Swedish settlement in Chester, which was thriving before William Penn arrived in Pennsylvania.
  • Some Pennsylvania Women during the War of the Revolution – This collection of stories focuses on women who were actively supporting the American Revolution in Pennsylvania.