These articles by Robin Van Auken run the gamut of topics such as Inspiration, Writing, Publication, and Promotion. Other topics, such as Archaeology, Sports,  Travel, History, Science and more, creep in.  Robin is a writer of local history books and contemporary fiction. She lives in  the Highlands of Pennsylvania and has advanced degrees in Anthropology and Communications. Enjoy the variety.

Also included in this library are contributions by historians and authors Lou Hunsinger, Jr., Tom “Tank” Baird, and Joan Wheal Blank. Some of these articles were published on the Historic Williamsport website operated by Robin, and are now the News of Yesteryear series.

  • To see Robin’s articles, keep scrolling below. They are mingled in with Lou’s and Joan’s.
  • To see Lou’s articles and contact him directly, CLICK THIS LINK.
  • To see Tank’s articles and contact him directly, CLICK THIS LINK.
  • To see Joan’s articles and contact her directly, CLICK THIS LINK.

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Archaeological Dig & Excavation Volunteer Programs Around the World

By |Travel, Volunteer Forever|

Thinking about traveling abroad? You're not alone. People have been traveling for 2 million years. It began with Homo erectus, walking out of Africa in the early migrations. Then other archaic people followed, like H. heidelbergensis, the likely ancestor of modern humans, [...]

International Service Learning: What it is And How it Benefits You

By |Travel, Volunteer Forever|

Looking for a travel experience where you can work hands-on with a global issue? One that enhances your cultural awareness, both personally and professionally? If so, consider an international service-learning project! An international service-learning project is a structured [...]

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