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.
The Richmond Whig told its readers that Lee had a plan to enter Pennsylvania's Coal Region during his 1863 invasion.
A Coal and Iron Police agent arrested a Hazleton resident under murky circumstances in September 1872
Footage captures the devastation caused by the 1972 flood near Wilkes-Barre.
In 1944, a clothing drive held in Hazleton gathered clothes to help war refugees in Italy.
On this 75th anniversary of D-Day, we are remembering how the Pennsylvania home front marked the historic moment.
On May 1, 1916, miners in the Coal Region earned the 8 hour workday, successfully ending decades of advocacy and protest.
Writer Susan Dickinson provided the New York Herald with vivid updates of the 1874 Empire Mine Fire.