A recent visit to a cemetery in Schuylkill County inspired an examination of a dark chapter of local history.
Workmen on the Wiconisco Canal assaulted poll workers in Halifax, threw out votes, and started their own election.
The images reveal pictures of industry growing on the side of Big Lick Mountain in Upper Dauphin County after the Civil War.
Catherine Romberger Myers was born in Porter Township in 1840. She spoke to a reporter in 1931 about growing up in pre-industrial Williams Valley.
In 1906, a small valley in Pennsylvania's Coal Region caught a case of baseball fever. The towns were never the same again.
Private Edward Ditty trained for war with the 23rd Engineers and sought success as a boxer in the ranks.
During the height of the 1918 influenza epidemic, the women of Central Pennsylvania jumped into action.
Women from the Coal Region volunteered to provide assistance to troops during the First World War.
Jim Shurskis told the dramatic story of surviving his ship's sinking to students from Williamstown High School.
On February 7, 1862, a roof collapsed inside the Short Mountain Colliery killing a respected miner and wounding several others.