"They Drank from the Same Canteen" was researched and written by C. David Engle, the grandson of Mahanoy City educator and historian Charles Engle.


Many of the pictures found in Dave's article come from the Elwood Young Collection now in the possession of the Mahanoy Area Historical Society. Other pictures come from the Engle Family Collection


The picture below shows from left to right:

Joseph Davies, assistant editor of the Record American and past president of the Schuylkill County Historical Society, Mrs. Grace Berger - editorial assistant, Charles Engle and Elwood Young.


In the picture the historians are viewing their book Mahanoy City 1863-1963

A Centennial History.


The Mahanoy Area Historical Society appreciates the time and effort that Dave put in to research and write "They Drank from the Same Canteen."