At midnight on April 7, 1933, whistles blew to celebrate the return of legalized beer in the heart of the Coal Region.
In May 1847, the first telegraphic message passed between Pottsville and Philadelphia, ushering in a new era in the Coal Region.
In two detailed letters, the teachers at the Pottsville Freedmen's School highlighted their educational efforts in Tennessee.
A Brooklyn Daily Eagle reporter made a stop in the Schuylkill County seat in the summer of 1866.
Fannie A. Couch wrote to Schuylkill County from Tennessee to provide updates about the Freedmen's School she was managing.
The teachers from the Pottsville Freedmen's Relief Association penned a letter home to Pennsylvania in March 1867.
Charles H. King, Jr. eloquently described his childhood in Pottsville in his book, "Fire in my Bones."
In September 1906, the leader of the Socialist Party of America gave a speech before a large audience in Schuylkill County.
A newspaper clipping from March 1867 provided an update about the efforts of the Pottsville Freedmen's Relief Association teachers.
Frederick Douglass gave two speeches in Pottsville, Pennsylvania in October 1867.