In October 1862, Irish miners in Schuylkill County staged an armed revolt against the government. Their actions foreshadowed even bloodier events.
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.
Leroy Temple writes home to Elizabethville, Pennsylvania from his training camp at Fort Riley, Kansas in the summer of 1917.
Across the United States, the year 1877 was marked by tumult and violence. In Lykens, Pennsylvania the year 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.
A Pottsville physician travels to the Peninsula to report on the experiences of the 96th Pennsylvania at Gaines' Mill.
On June 19, 1863, an overcrowded passenger train jumped the tracks in Northern Dauphin County. Six people died in the disaster.
Four young men walked out of the offices of the Lykens Journal in 1861 to join the Union Army. Only one came back.
In May 1942, vast swaths of Central Pennsylvania went dark. Local air raid wardens planned blackout drills to prepare for enemy bombers.