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.
In an exhibition game in July 1905, the Harrisburg Giants traveled to the Upper End to take on Williamstown.
An ugly incident on the baseball field in August 1894 prompted an angry response from one Williamstown resident.
A report from the Summit Branch Railroad Company in 1865 details the growth of a new community at the northern tip of Dauphin County.
The Great Depression sparked a food crisis in the United States. Here's how one town in Pennsylvania fed hungry schoolchildren.
During the 19th Century, Northern Dauphin County was "disposed to secede" and form a new county with Lykens, Pennsylvania as the county seat.
A miner from Williamstown, Pennsylvania recommends using scrap steel from the closed mines for the newly opened war effort.
In January 1942, workers began to dismantle the once mighty Williamstown mining operation.