A new tradition was born when Schuylkill County celebrated its first Thanksgiving in November 1845.
In September 1862, Irish immigrants living near Scranton rose up to resist efforts to enroll local men for the draft and service in the Civil War.
Author Mark Bulik eloquently describes the labor wars that consumed Schuylkill County in the 1870s.
A new project aims to tell stories of Pennsylvania's role in the American Civil War.
Port Carbon's Civil War monument was dedicated on July 4, 1906 to much fanfare.
The Richmond Whig told its readers that Lee had a plan to enter Pennsylvania's Coal Region during his 1863 invasion.
Watching HBO's Deadwood and reflecting on similarities between the "Wild West" and Pennsylvania's Coal Region
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.
Editor Benjamin Bannan vehemently supported the end of slavery in the summer of 1862.