In October 1864, residents of Lykens, Pennsylvania showed their support of Abraham Lincoln with an impressive evening parade.
A letter written by a soldier from Williamstown, PA details what it was like to be in Germany with American soldiers in the spring of 1945.
An ugly incident on the baseball field in August 1894 prompted an angry response from one Williamstown resident.
In January 1942, workers began dismantling the once thriving Williamstown mining operation.
Industrialist Henry Thomas worked with infamous Pennsylvania politicians to develop the coal trade in Williams Valley during the Civil War.
The fight took place outside the Washington House Hotel on Market Street in Williamstown and raised some serious eyebrows.
The Upper Dauphin Register describes the booming coal business in Wiconisco Township and predicts a bright future for its "inexhaustible mines."
In the autumn of 1918, several hundred residents of this Pennsylvania town came down with influenza during the Spanish Flu pandemic.
An 1862 letter to former U.S. Senator Simon Cameron brought the infamous politician into the coal mining business in Upper Dauphin County.
As the Civil War raged, the village of Williamstown began growing on the slopes of Big Lick Mountain in Upper Dauphin County.