Jim Shurskis told the dramatic story of surviving his ship's sinking to students from Williamstown High School.
Williamstown Tunnel began shipping coal from Northern Dauphin County in 1866 and became the most prosperous coal mine in the state.
Boyle acted as an unofficial historian for the 96th Pennsylvania. He died on October 11, 1912 at the age of 79.
Private Joe Cooper died in combat on January 4, 1945 near the village of Flamierge, Belgium.
The deaths of a bomber crew near an English airbase in September 1944 demonstrated the danger in flying the B-26 bomber.
The Upper Dauphin Register describes the new town being constructed in Williams Valley in a September 1865 edition.
In a report written in April 1857, Joseph Ostermann details his work in opening the Williamstown Tunnel in Upper Dauphin County.
In May 1942, vast swaths of Central Pennsylvania went dark. Local air raid wardens planned blackout drills to prepare for enemy bombers.
"The excitement is great," reported the Lykens Register in April 1872. Williamstown Colliery had just experienced its deadliest accident to date.
Residents of Northern Dauphin County complained after a change in train schedules left them "cut off from the rest of world" in July 1917.