Explore the History of

Goldsboro, PA

and the Fishing Creek Valley

Recent Articles

The Great Flood of 1936

Friday the 13th, 1936 brought floods to the entire state of Pennsylvania, and then it happened again a week later - and it was even worse!

The End of the World, on Hill Island

The Millerites predicted the end of the world to happen in 1844, and a small group of them went out to see the Second Coming on Hill Island.

Our Association

Without contributions of photos, postcards, newspapers and personal histories, this site would not have been possible. If you have any images you would be willing to let us scan for our history archive, or any items you would like to donate, please contact us. 


Smoketown Cemetery Restoration

Jacob Lemon is restoring this local cemetery stone by stone. Check out his progress.

Church Records Project

We are beginning the process of saving local church records in the Fishing Creek Valley area.

Photo Gallery

We are actively archiving images of Goldsboro and the surrounding Fishing Creek Valley (Etters) area. All these photos have been shared with us by local residents and we are always looking for more. Do YOU have some you would let us preserve?

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