A recent visit to a cemetery in Schuylkill County inspired an examination of a dark chapter of local history.
Workmen on the Wiconisco Canal assaulted poll workers in Halifax, threw out votes, and started their own election.
Captain Edwin L. Severn lost his right arm at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House on May 10, 1864.
Clarence Holland was 16 when he first experienced battle during the bombardment of San Juan in May 1898.
The images reveal pictures of industry growing on the side of Big Lick Mountain in Upper Dauphin County after the Civil War.
Frank Israel left his home in Pennsylvania and didn't look back for 15 years. While he was away, he traveled the world.
Catherine Romberger Myers was born in Porter Township in 1840. She spoke to a reporter in 1931 about growing up in pre-industrial Williams Valley.
In Pennsylvania's anthracite coal field, reactions to the dramatic events of April 1865 were shockingly mixed.
Sergeant Henry Keiser's diary reveals a soldier's perspective of the Civil War's dramatic final moments.
"We are quarreling with our own prosperity, and about to fly from imaginary evils to greater evils, the extent of which cannot be imagined."