During the height of the 1918 influenza outbreak, Central Pennsylvania ran out of coffins

Undertakers in Harrisburg found their morgues full of flu victims in October 1918 with no way to give them proper burials.


“Cut Off From The Rest of The World” – Life in the Upper End in 1917

Residents of Northern Dauphin County complained after a change in train schedules left them "cut off from the rest of world" in July 1917.