The Schuylkill County seat got into the panoramic map craze in 1889, creating a fantastic resource available to modern researchers.
Author Mark Bulik eloquently describes the labor wars that consumed Schuylkill County in the 1870s.
An 1873 letter in the Boston Globe exhibits many signs of a Molly Maguire conspiracy theory in the Coal Region.
Port Carbon's Civil War monument was dedicated on July 4, 1906 to much fanfare.
A vivid account of the execution of six "Molly Maguires" at Pottsville on June 21, 1877
A newspaper correspondent gives a history of the mining industry in northern Schuylkill County.
In April 1870, a widespread outbreak of violence across Schuylkill County shocked residents
John Siney led one of the first successful unions in America, which briefly united mineworkers in the 1870s.
Private Thomas Hudson disappeared during the Civil War. His mother set out to find out what happened to her son.
In May 2019, we traveled to Port Carbon to see two Civil War monuments dedicated to local residents.