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.
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.
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.
As the men of the 96th Pennsylvania gathered for training in Pottsville in September 1861, a hurricane battered their makeshift encampment.
Writer Susan Dickinson provided the New York Herald with vivid updates of the 1874 Empire Mine Fire.
"Anthracite rallies" encouraged miners to produce more coal to help the American war effort in 1942.