In 1831, a land sale took place at a coffee house in Philadelphia that launched coal mining operations in northern Dauphin County.
A New York Times reporter's observations about the Schuylkill County mining village of Heckscherville in 1863.
Peaceful St. Patrick's Day celebrations turned violent in Carbondale in March 1845.
The leader of the United Mine Workers of America addressed the miners of the Coal Region on May 10, 1902.
Robert Mueller's report cited Russians use of mining culture to divide Pennsylvanians during 2016 election
Elizabeth Ellet documented a trip to the Coal Region in her book, "Rambles about the country."
As anthracite mines became increasingly electrified, mine mules began to disappear from the Coal Region.
A report from the Summit Branch Railroad Company in 1865 details the growth of a new community at the northern tip of Dauphin County.