A profile of Scranton in 1861 describes a rapidly industrializing community on the eve of the Civil War.
In May 1847, the first telegraphic message passed between Pottsville and Philadelphia, ushering in a new era in the Coal Region.
In two detailed letters, the teachers at the Pottsville Freedmen's School highlighted their educational efforts in Tennessee.
The blog's focus on the 1918 influenza pandemic has been featured in the Pottsville Republican-Herald.
Claude Merchant's April 1865 poem summed up the feelings in Pottsville, Pennsylvania after the Confederate capital fell to US forces.
Mining engineer Max Fredericks gave a prediction of a bright future for the anthracite industry the day before the stock market collapsed.
Check out of our first socially distance episode of "Coffee with Jake!"
An editorial from 1918 celebrated the efforts of nurses in the influenza pandemic. The words still ring true in our own pandemic.
Medical care administered at the emergency hospital in Lykens during the 1918 influenza pandemic was free of charge.
The full force of the law was used in Mount Carmel to enforce social distancing during 1918 influenza pandemic.