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.
How did one small Coal Region community - Pine Grove - react to the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962?
As we've previously documented here at Wynning History, photographer Sheldon Dick came to the Coal Region in 1938 to photograph the people and places that made up the cultural landscape in this struggling industrial area. Dick centered his efforts for the Farm Security Administration project around the Schuylkill County community of Shenandoah. Read our story … Continue reading Incredible photographs document the Maple Hill mine near Shenandoah in 1938
In 1865, Union soldiers began their triumphant return to Schuylkill County. Their future, however, was uncertain.
In 2018, the Schuylkill Mall came crashing down. A YouTube documentary looks at the mall's history.