Richard Nolen helped build the mining communities of northern Dauphin County. In 1865, he described how much they had changed.
In June 1864, the offices of the Anthracite Journal in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania were ransacked by an angry mob.
Corporal Raymond Holwig died during the fight for the strategically important Pacific Island in July 1944.
A dispatch to the New York Times from August 1874 details life and work in the thriving Dauphin County mining community.
When the Army of Northern Virginia invaded Pennsylvania in June 1863, the coal mines of the Keystone State were left vulnerable.
Wynning History is moving to Washington! Here's a brief update on some big life changes that may impact the blog.
On November 2, 1920, the women of Williams Valley cast their first ballots under the 19th Amendment.
On a sunny Saturday in August 1918, more than 150 young men prepared for entry into the U.S. Army at the town park in Elizabethville, PA.
Private Anthony Wade died in an accidental shooting near Cold Harbor, Virginia in June 1864.
Private Samuel Veatch used poetry to record the final words of comrades at Camp Curtin in Harrisburg in January 1862.