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” – First World War disrupted life in northern Dauphin County

A change in railroad schedules to support the American war effort in 1917 left residents of the Upper End isolated and angry.