Beginning in the early 1900’s many local historical and genealogical societies contain the kind of details family historians love. Some societies have ceased publication of their journals, but the information in them is still useful.
Here’s the list of the more scholarly journals and magazines with links to their websites. Check the indexes for towns, businesses, and of course surnames of interest.
Berks County Genealogical Society
Journal of the Berks County Genealogical Society
Berks History Center
Historical Review of Berks County
Lancaster History Center
Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society
Historical Society of Montgomery County
The Bulletin of the Historical Society of Montgomery County
Northumberland County Historical Society
Northumberland County Historical Society Proceedings
The Perry Historians (Perry County)
The Perry Review Series
Perry Heritage Collection Series
Snyder County Historical Society
Snyder County Historical Society Bulletin
Warren County Historical Society
Heinz History Center, Pittsburgh
Western Pennsylvania History
Know of a local publication I missed? Contact me and I’ll add it!