A new tradition was born when Schuylkill County celebrated its first Thanksgiving in November 1845.
Halloween could get pretty rowdy in the City of Pottsville in the 19th century.
The Schuylkill County seat got into the panoramic map craze in 1889, creating a fantastic resource available to modern researchers.
A vivid account of the execution of six "Molly Maguires" at Pottsville on June 21, 1877
After a landlord threw out the family of a Union soldier, the women of Pottsville rose up in anger to attack him.
On July 4, 1876, George Chambers addressed a crowd and explored the history of Pottsville and its surrounding communities.
As the men of the 96th Pennsylvania gathered for training in Pottsville in September 1861, a hurricane battered their makeshift encampment.
A sweet dessert helped save America's oldest brewery from disappearing during Prohibition.
The Pottsville Republican captured the bustling final moments before Christmas 1902 in its Christmas Eve edition.
What was it like to fall ill during the deadliest epidemic in human history?