A travel writer vividly described Pottsville and the surrounding region of Schuylkill County in 1852.
On July 25, 1877, more than 1,000 workers marched in Shamokin. They were shot down by a local militia.
Watching HBO's Deadwood and reflecting on similarities between the "Wild West" and Pennsylvania's Coal Region
The notorious Coal Region power broker died by his own hand in a Washington hotel room in 1889