A caustic letter by a Schuylkill County native in Seattle complained of mask requirement in the city. But their letter missed the mark.
In the spring of 1863, a journalist documented the chaotic and changing situation in the Coal Region as the Civil War raged on.
At midnight on April 7, 1933, whistles blew to celebrate the return of legalized beer in the heart of the Coal Region.
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.
A Brooklyn Daily Eagle reporter made a stop in the Schuylkill County seat in the summer of 1866.
Some white residents of Schuylkill County believed former slaves were going replace them in the coal mines during the Civil War.
As influenza killed hundreds in Schuylkill County in 1918, volunteers stepped up to save lives.