Operated by Robin Van Auken, Hands on Heritage Co. helps its clients develop a variety of products including exhibits, interpretive panels, signage, promotional material, Internet websites, mobile apps, and books (digital and print).
Other services include archival searches, investigating census records and other documents, and interviewing people about their knowledge of the past (oral history). If you have an interesting company or family history, or would like us to help you compile your family’s, your company’s, or your town’s history into a book, please contact us for a quote.
We have experience in developing print books, eBooks, websites, mobile sites, photo scrapbooks, video scrapbooks, multimedia projects, brochures, pamphlets, and manuals. We are “digital archaeologists” and enjoy working with and preserving old photographs. Contact us for a free consultation and quote today. Click here to visit HOH >>>
News of Yesteryear (formerly Historic Williamsport) is a web site by Robin Van Auken dedicated to educating and entertaining visitors of all ages with stories and illustrations of Williamsport, Pennsylvania, and its surrounding towns.
Throughout the years, many interesting stories about the people and places of Williamsport and Northcentral Pennsylvania have been published. Many are reprinted here, with permission from the Lycoming County Historical Society, the James V. Brown Library, Little League Baseball, Inc., the Williamsport Sun-Gazette, and various individuals. We hope you enjoy your visit. Click here to visit NYY >>>