A new tradition was born when Schuylkill County celebrated its first Thanksgiving in November 1845.
Halloween could get pretty rowdy in the City of Pottsville in the 19th century.
The Schuylkill County seat got into the panoramic map craze in 1889, creating a fantastic resource available to modern researchers.
A vivid account of the execution of six "Molly Maguires" at Pottsville on June 21, 1877
On this 75th anniversary of D-Day, we are remembering how the Pennsylvania home front marked the historic moment.
Private Thomas Hudson disappeared during the Civil War. His mother set out to find out what happened to her son.
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.
After a landlord threw out the family of a Union soldier, the women of Pottsville rose up in anger to attack him.
In 1865, Union soldiers began their triumphant return to Schuylkill County. Their future, however, was uncertain.