“Summer Resort” – A New York Times correspondent’s 1874 visit to Wiconisco Township

A dispatch to the New York Times from August 1874 details life and work in the thriving Dauphin County mining community.


“I am a traveler by nature” – A long-lost son of Lykens writes home from the West

Frank Israel left his home in Pennsylvania and didn't look back for 15 years. While he was away, he traveled the world.