In October 1865, multiple baseball clubs met in the Wyoming Valley to battle for victory on a makeshift diamond.
A podcast that explores the Civil War experiences of Pittston, Pennsylvania and its weekly newspaper.
When Captain Edwin Severn died in 1872, Mary Severn stepped into the role of Postmaster of Mahanoy City.
In the final part of this 1927 interview, Charles Kershner reviews his life, his marriage, and his health as an active 79-year-old Civil War veteran.
This remarkable 1927 interview with Charles Kershner explores the aging veteran's service in the Civil War.
Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and comedian Jim Gaffigan explored Gaffigan's family connection to the Coal Region on "Finding Your Roots"
On April 18, 2021, John Hoptak and Jake Wynn will present a series of live videos on Facebook commemorating the 160th anniversary of the First Defenders.
In April 1861, soldiers from Pennsylvania's Coal Region raced to defend the US Capitol. 160 years later, some of those scenes repeated themselves.
Samuel F. Colt served as the minister at Pottsville's Second Presbyterian Church when he wrote his letter on behalf of Senator Simon Cameron.
It appears to show a Pennsylvania horse soldier among the coal-rich mountains and valleys of Schuylkill County.