In December 1873, a 4,000 foot tunnel was completed through Big Lick Mountain in Dauphin County. Williamstown Tunnel opened up Bear Valley for profitable coal mining.
George Keiser died of typhoid fever in 1863. He was 17 and had just returned from service in the Pennsylvania militia during the Civil War.
These incredible photographs show the tent field hospital set up in Lykens during the darkest month in American history.
These photographs show Coal Region communities in the first decade of the 20th century.
A gripping, harrowing story documents the lives and struggles of Coal Region children shortly after the Great Coal Strike of 1902.
These newspaper ads appeared in the Lykens Register in February 1872.
The game ended in a scoreless tie. But that doesn't mean the circumstances surrounding this game aren't fascinating.
Four diary entries from the Civil War document the evolution of holiday experiences of a soldier from Pennsylvania's Coal Region.
The Lykens Standard voiced support for President Herbert Hoover and called the campaign against him illegitimate.
This newly acquired postcard shows Millersburg, Pennsylvania and the wide Susquehanna River as it winds through the mountains.