Spanish Flu wreaked havoc in Tower City in October 1918, killed more than 110 people in three weeks

In the communities of western Schuylkill County, influenza caused terror and grief as it claimed dozens of lives in 1918.


“And Where’s Williams Valley?” – An 1877 Travel Guide to the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad

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.