Category: Health

The Long and Sad Goodbye: World War I Families Wait to Bury Their Fallen Soldiers

On Memorial Day 1920, most WWI families were still waiting to bring their sons home for burial. Highlighting the circumstances of Greene County, Pennsylvania’s fallen soldiers, this is a brief explanation of the reasons for the long delay between temporary battlefield graves and final resting places.

Flu 1918: Greene County, Pennsylvania

The flu epidemic of 1918 impacted Greene County, Pennsylvania families in ways that are hauntingly familiar today as the world fights a similar battle in 2020.