Central Pennsylvania celebrated war-time Christmas in 1917 by welcoming soldiers on leave, big turkey dinners, and plenty of snow.
The Harrisburg Telegraph published hundreds of letters to Santa Claus in its December 1904 issues. They reveal pictures of life in the first decade of the 20th century.
A chaplain recalls his experience at the Battle of Fredericksburg... but his comrades remembered his actions quite differently.
1917 marked the first war-time Thanksgiving in more than 50. Central Pennsylvania marked the holiday quietly... for the most part.
A storekeeper in Harrisburg saved a family's holiday by shooting dead an escaping turkey on a busy city street.