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.
When a Confederate army threatened Pennsylvania in September 1862, the citizens of Pottsville jumped into action. They also felt the harsh hand of war.
A writer and his friends rode the Reading Railroad in 1877 to write a travel guide. They reached the end of the line in Williams Valley.
Baseball fans from Upper Dauphin County gathered in Harrisburg in August 1919 to watch a local hero play for the Cincinnati Reds on City Island.
In Lykens, Pennsylvania the year 1877 was spent in economic desperation after a devastating mine fire.
In the spring of 1863, a series of strikes among miners stopped all work in the anthracite coal mines of Wiconisco Township.
Here's how citizens celebrated "the glorious Fourth" in Lykens, Pennsylvania during the dark years of the American Civil War.
In May 1942, vast swaths of Central Pennsylvania went dark. Local air raid wardens planned blackout drills to prepare for enemy bombers.
The 96th Pennsylvania experiences its first contact with the enemy at the Battle of West Point, Virginia on May 7, 1862.
Residents of Northern Dauphin County complained after a change in train schedules left them "cut off from the rest of world" in July 1917.