10 miners were killed when toxic gas from a locomotive filled Williamstown Tunnel on May 25, 1904
In May 2019, we traveled to Port Carbon to see two Civil War monuments dedicated to local residents.
How did one small Coal Region community - Pine Grove - react to the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962?
Editor Benjamin Bannan vehemently supported the end of slavery in the summer of 1862.
The leader of the United Mine Workers of America addressed the miners of the Coal Region on May 10, 1902.
After a landlord threw out the family of a Union soldier, the women of Pottsville rose up in anger to attack him.
Robert Mueller's report cited Russians use of mining culture to divide Pennsylvanians during 2016 election
As we've previously documented here at Wynning History, photographer Sheldon Dick came to the Coal Region in 1938 to photograph the people and places that made up the cultural landscape in this struggling industrial area. Dick centered his efforts for the Farm Security Administration project around the Schuylkill County community of Shenandoah. Read our story … Continue reading Incredible photographs document the Maple Hill mine near Shenandoah in 1938
On May 1, 1916, miners in the Coal Region earned the 8 hour workday, successfully ending decades of advocacy and protest.
In 1865, Union soldiers began their triumphant return to Schuylkill County. Their future, however, was uncertain.