A memoir from the 1930s describes the hard life of a breaker boy in Civil War-era Schuylkill County.
A new tradition was born when Schuylkill County celebrated its first Thanksgiving in November 1845.
Halloween could get pretty rowdy in the City of Pottsville in the 19th century.
A racing history page on YouTube highlights the history of IndyCar at Pocono Raceway.
A recent comment on our blog pointed out an amazing resource made available by the Pennsylvania State Archives.
The Schuylkill County seat got into the panoramic map craze in 1889, creating a fantastic resource available to modern researchers.
In September 1862, Irish immigrants living near Scranton rose up to resist efforts to enroll local men for the draft and service in the Civil War.
Author Mark Bulik eloquently describes the labor wars that consumed Schuylkill County in the 1870s.
On July 25, 1877, more than 1,000 workers marched in Shamokin. They were shot down by a local militia.
A new project aims to tell stories of Pennsylvania's role in the American Civil War.