Author Stephen Crane made a visit to a coal mine near Scranton in 1894 for an article in McClure's Magazine.
In Episode 3 of "The Gazette," explore letters from new recruits in the US Army, flag-waving in Pittston, and the state of war in May 1861.
Pittston's young men mobilized for action one week after the attack on Fort Sumter in April 1861.
In October 1865, multiple baseball clubs met in the Wyoming Valley to battle for victory on a makeshift diamond.
As the 1918 pandemic reached its peak in Scranton, PA, the city's newsboys had a fascination with face masks.
In the spring of 1863, a journalist documented the chaotic and changing situation in the Coal Region as the Civil War raged on.
A profile of Scranton in 1861 describes a rapidly industrializing community on the eve of the Civil War.
Frederick Douglass used his speech in Scranton to criticize Andrew Johnson, a racist president he viewed as a despot.
Private Jack S. Robins jumped into Holland on September 17, 1944 with the 101st Airborne Division
On this 75th anniversary of D-Day, we are remembering how the Pennsylvania home front marked the historic moment.