Our first Facebook Live video gives a short history of Williamstown Tunnel at the southwestern border of the Coal Region
Three miners in Lorberry were assaulted in a bar after expressing sorrow at Lincoln's assassination.
In the autumn of 1860, the Wide Awakes swept over Schuylkill County.
A Philly Inquirer reporter discovers the passion for Polish food in the heart of the Coal Region.
Patriotism took over Pennsylvania's Coal Region in the wake of the bombardment of Fort Sumter in April 1861.
Penn State University hosts a webpage that provides easy access to Annual Report of Mines from 1870 to 1979.
On July 4, 1876, George Chambers addressed a crowd and explored the history of Pottsville and its surrounding communities.
Isaac Kunkel photographed the Williamstown Colliery in 1860s and documented the birth of a new town.
Photographer Sheldon Dick stepped into a Shenandoah barroom in 1938 and captured memorable images of life in the Coal Region.
Schuylkill County was the graveyard of dreams in the 19th century. Failure stalked coal operators at their every move.