In 1837, residents of three Pennsylvania counties filed petitions seeking to form their own county called "Lykens." Their efforts were unsuccessful.
In September 1906, the leader of the Socialist Party of America gave a speech before a large audience in Schuylkill County.
How did one small Coal Region community - Pine Grove - react to the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962?
Editor Benjamin Bannan vehemently supported the end of slavery in the summer of 1862.
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
In the autumn of 1860, the Wide Awakes swept over Schuylkill County.
Pennsylvania anthracite became the exclusive fuel source for the U.S. Navy during the Civil War.
In June 1864, the offices of the Anthracite Journal in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania were ransacked by an angry mob.
A recent visit to a cemetery in Schuylkill County inspired an examination of a dark chapter of local history.