A dispatch to the New York Times from August 1874 details life and work in the thriving Dauphin County mining community.
When the Army of Northern Virginia invaded Pennsylvania in June 1863, the coal mines of the Keystone State were left vulnerable.
Sergeant Henry Keiser's diary reveals a soldier's perspective of the Civil War's dramatic final moments.
In 1906, a small valley in Pennsylvania's Coal Region caught a case of baseball fever. The towns were never the same again.
"I pronounce this rebellion wicked," thundered John Chandler Gregg in a speech given in Wiconisco, Pennsylvania.
On February 7, 1862, a roof collapsed inside the Short Mountain Colliery killing a respected miner and wounding several others.
Williamstown Tunnel began shipping coal from Northern Dauphin County in 1866 and became the most prosperous coal mine in the state.
Shortly after the Battle of Antietam in 1862, the Lincoln administration faced a crisis on the home front in Pennsylvania.
The Pennsylvania Inspectors of Mines report details findings about the devastating mine fire in the Short Mountain Colliery in Wiconisco Twp.
Private Joe Cooper died in combat on January 4, 1945 near the village of Flamierge, Belgium.