A dispatch to the New York Times from August 1874 details life and work in the thriving Dauphin County mining community.
Frank Israel left his home in Pennsylvania and didn't look back for 15 years. While he was away, he traveled the world.
Central Pennsylvania celebrated war-time Christmas in 1917 by welcoming soldiers on leave, big turkey dinners, and plenty of snow.
A writer and his friends rode the Reading Railroad to write a travel guide. They reached the end of the line in Williams Valley.
On June 19, 1863, a crowded passenger train jumped the tracks in northern Dauphin County, injuring dozens and killing 6.