Parades, speeches, and way too much alcohol characterize how Schuylkill County marked the one year anniversary of the Civil War's end.
“The lonely valley was alive with workers” – The Mahanoy Valley in 1874
A newspaper correspondent gives a history of the mining industry in northern Schuylkill County.
An early historian’s description of Lykens and Wiconisco at conclusion of Civil War
Richard Nolen helped build the mining communities of northern Dauphin County. In 1865, he described how much they had changed.
Wynning History’s most-read stories of 2017
A collection of the most popular stories from Wynning History in 2017 all in one place.