What do you do when the lights go out, the sirens come on, and the bombs begin to fall? A public announcement from 1942 told Pennsylvanians how to survive.
Anton Haake served in the Union Army during the Civil War. In 1869, his life came to a sad conclusion near Lykens, PA.
The Washington Rifle Company of Lykens, Pennsylvania on the eve of the American Civil War.
In the autumn of 1918, several hundred residents of this Pennsylvania town came down with influenza during the Spanish Flu pandemic.
In honor of baseball's opening day, I bring you this. A newspaper story covering the newly formed Williams Valley League in the summer of 1906. Baseball became a phenomenon in the region, and several players from the league's teams went on to successful careers at higher levels. This time period also proved instrumental in developing … Continue reading Baseball in Williams Valley, 1906