Watching HBO's Deadwood and reflecting on similarities between the "Wild West" and Pennsylvania's Coal Region
John Siney led one of the first successful unions in America, which briefly united mineworkers in the 1870s.
What if Centralia became a historic site? What stories would we want to tell of a Coal Region ghost town?
In May 2019, we traveled to Port Carbon to see two Civil War monuments dedicated to local residents.
On a recent trip to Richmond, we visited the former site of a Yuengling brewery.
We sat down with public historian John Heckman to discuss the 1862 miners' revolt in Schuylkill County.
A newspaper clipping from 1872 takes us into a long-demolished building at the heart of Williamstown, PA.
A recent visit to the site of Kalmia Colliery in Schuylkill County reveals life in an abandoned patch town.
Reactions to a December 2018 story about a new coal mine in Schuylkill County.
A visit to the Coal Region in the 19th century could be an overwhelming and memorable experience.