A writer and his friends rode the Reading Railroad 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.
Daubert played his first professional baseball in Williams Valley in 1906. A decade later, he was an MVP and World Series champion.
A writer in Lykens, PA describes the town's Memorial Day ceremonies in May 1889.
A change in railroad schedules to support the American war effort in 1917 left residents of the Upper End isolated and angry.
In an exhibition game in July 1905, the Harrisburg Giants traveled to the Upper End to take on Williamstown.
The fight during a game in August 1894 prompted an angry response from one Williamstown resident.
Dr. Charles H. Miller describes his hometown in an 1876 pamphlet. It gives a wonderful description of Miller's childhood in the growing village of Lykens, Pennsylvania.
During the 19th Century, Northern Dauphin County was "disposed to secede" and form a new county with Lykens, Pennsylvania as the county seat.
On March 8, 1879, residents of Lykens, Pennsylvania met to take their community out of Dauphin County and form a new government based in their community.