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.
A dispatch to the New York Times from August 1874 details life and work in the thriving Dauphin County mining community.
When the Army of Northern Virginia invaded Pennsylvania in June 1863, the coal mines of the Keystone State were left vulnerable.
On a sunny Saturday in August 1918, more than 150 young men prepared for entry into the U.S. Army at the town park in Elizabethville, PA.
Catherine Romberger Myers was born in Porter Township in 1840. She spoke to a reporter in 1931 about growing up in pre-industrial Williams Valley.
Sergeant Henry Keiser's diary reveals a soldier's perspective of the Civil War's dramatic final moments.
In 1906, a small valley in Pennsylvania's Coal Region caught a case of baseball fever. The towns were never the same again.
A newspaper correspondent details life in Lykens and Wiconisco in the months after the end of the Great War.