22-year-old John Rohrer was mortally injured in a violent wreck at the Woodbridge Speedway in October 1929.
An editorial from 1918 celebrated the efforts of nurses in the influenza pandemic. The words still ring true in our own pandemic.
Peaceful St. Patrick's Day celebrations turned violent in Carbondale in March 1845.
On March 18, 1914, the editors of the Wilkes-Barre Times-Leader turned over their newspaper to suffragists.
In September 1906, the leader of the Socialist Party of America gave a speech before a large audience in Schuylkill County.
On January 28, 1970, The Molly Maguires appeared on the big screen for the first time. Here's Wynning History's takeaway.
A scene from the film mirrors the experience of a Coal Region doctor who served with the British in WWI.
On December 18, 1869, six people were killed when a mine cave-in swallowed their homes in Luzerne County.
A recent comment on our blog pointed out an amazing resource made available by the Pennsylvania State Archives.
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.