In Lykens, Pennsylvania the year 1877 was spent in economic desperation after a devastating mine fire.
The members of the 96th Pennsylvania received a rare luxury from home in December 1861 -- three barrels of sauerkraut.
Captain James Russell writes home to thank the Miners' Journal for the most recent issue of that newspaper.
"For the Sick and Wounded of Our Army" was published in the Pottsville Miners' Journal in November 1861.
Wiconisco Township and Dauphin County go for Lincoln in the election that sparked the Civil War.
Corporal Charles Barry was a high school gym teacher before the outbreak of the Second World War. In September 1943, he was in the first wave of Allied soldiers to land in Italy.
The Harrisburg Telegraph wished its readers a "Merry Christmas" while the country prepared for its fourth Christmas at war.
As World War I came to a conclusion in 1918, news filtered back to Dauphin County about two local pilots killed overseas.