Adams County, Pennsylvania



(Family History and Genealogy)

(Note: This is the Trostle Farm on the Gettysburg Battlefield)

Adams County was formed on January 22, 1800 from York County. It was named in honor of John Adams, the second President of the United Stated. The county seat is Gettysburg.

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Adams County Genealogical and Historical Information

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