The establishment, growth and evolution of a Cumberland County pioneer church is recorded in this refreshing word picture by one of its members.
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Book Review: Historical Monroe Township: A Collection of Articles and Images Illuminating Various Aspects of Our Community's Past
Sharon R. Nelson, ed., Historic Monroe Township: A Collection of Articles and Images Illuminating Various Aspects of Our Community's Past. (Camp Hill: Plank's Suburban Press, 2000) 90 pp. Paperback, $ 10.00
This exceptionally well researched record of the roots of the United Methodist Church in Cumberland County and portions of York, Adams, Perry and Juniata counties deserves the attention of anyone interested in the evolution of this particular branch of religion.
Clarke Garrett, In Pursuit of Pleasure: Leisure in Nineteenth Century Cumberland County. Carlisle: Cumberland County Historical Society, 1997. 152 pp. $37. 50.
Raphael S. Hays II, John Hays: Civil War Soldier; Lawyer; Businessman. (Carlisle 250th Anniversary Committee, 2000). Illustrated. Paperback $10.00
Pages of History: Essays on Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. Carlisle: The New Loudon Press, 97 pp. $9.95.
Kevin Patrick, Pennsylvania Caves & Other Rocky Roadside Wonders. Stackpole Books, 2004. Photographs, maps, diagrams, visitor information, bibliography, index, 248 pages, paperback $19.95.
Clark DeLeon, Pennsylvania Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff, Second Edition. The Globe Pequot Press, 2004. Photographs, index, 242 pages, paperback $13.95 (ISBN 1548- 2987; 0-7627-3039-0).
Art Michaels, Pennsylvania Overlooks-A Guide For Sightseers And Outdoor People. State College, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2003. Maps, photos, 240 pp., $15.95.
Book Review: Pictorial History: Shippensburg Area, Big Spring Area, Carlisle Area, Mechanicsburg Area and West Shore Area
Merri Lou Schaumann, ed., Pictorial History: Shippensburg Area, Big Spring Area, Cm-lisle Area, Mechanicsburg Area and West Shore Area (Carlisle: Cumberland County 250'" Anniversary Committee, 2000). 5 volumes, 96 pp. each. Photographs, maps. $16.95 each volume, $75.00 set.