A New York Times reporter documents the turbulent situation in the Coal Region – 1863

In the spring of 1863, a journalist documented the chaotic and changing situation in the Coal Region as the Civil War raged on.

A racist conspiracy theory found root in Schuylkill County in 1862

Some white residents of Schuylkill County believed former slaves were going replace them in the coal mines during the Civil War.

“Thoughts for Tomorrow” – Remembering the sacrifice of Schuylkill County’s Civil War soldiers

And a plea to consider what the Confederate battle flag meant to the local soldiers who fought and died in the Civil War.