Medical care administered at the emergency hospital in Lykens during the 1918 influenza pandemic was free of charge.
In May 1927, Henry Keiser described the Coal Region towns where he grew up as they looked in the 1850s.
In July 1906, engineers from rival coal mines played for bragging rights in northern Dauphin County.
Fire swept through Lykens in December 1900 and destroyed the offices of the town's oldest newspaper
Jake Daubert started his professional baseball career in Lykens, PA in 1906. He quickly rose to the big leagues.
In the early morning hours of November 11, 1918, the mining towns of Williams Valley erupted with joy.
A writer at the Lykens Register opined in September 1900 about rising inequality in the Coal Region.
Dr. Charles H. Miller grew up in Lykenstown, PA in the decade before the Civil War.
Richard Nolen helped build the mining communities of northern Dauphin County. In 1865, he described how much they had changed.
Corporal Raymond Holwig died during the fight for the strategically important Pacific Island in July 1944.