A recent comment on our blog pointed out an amazing resource made available by the Pennsylvania State Archives.
On July 25, 1877, more than 1,000 workers marched in Shamokin. They were shot down by a local militia.
An 1873 letter in the Boston Globe exhibits many signs of a Molly Maguire conspiracy theory in the Coal Region.
The Richmond Whig told its readers that Lee had a plan to enter Pennsylvania's Coal Region during his 1863 invasion.
A Coal and Iron Police agent arrested a Hazleton resident under murky circumstances in September 1872
A look at some of the responses to our post about Centralia and its possible future
Footage captures the devastation caused by the 1972 flood near Wilkes-Barre.
In April 1870, a widespread outbreak of violence across Schuylkill County shocked residents
Private Jack S. Robins jumped into Holland on September 17, 1944 with the 101st Airborne Division
On this 75th anniversary of D-Day, we are remembering how the Pennsylvania home front marked the historic moment.