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.
An 1873 letter in the Boston Globe exhibits many signs of a Molly Maguire conspiracy theory in the Coal Region.
Port Carbon's Civil War monument was dedicated on July 4, 1906 to much fanfare.
The Richmond Whig told its readers that Lee had a plan to enter Pennsylvania's Coal Region during his 1863 invasion.
In July 1906, engineers from rival coal mines played for bragging rights in northern Dauphin County.
A Coal and Iron Police agent arrested a Hazleton resident under murky circumstances in September 1872
A vivid account of the execution of six "Molly Maguires" at Pottsville on June 21, 1877