“Among the Coal Mines” – A trip into the Coal Region in 1877

In the tumultuous year of 1877, a magazine correspondent visited Mauch Chunk to document life in the Coal Region.

“As tempting…as California” – A traveler’s guide to Pottsville in 1852

A travel writer vividly described Pottsville and the surrounding region of Schuylkill County in 1852.

“Lykens Valley and the Coal Region” – Journalist Predicts Bright Future For Northern Dauphin County in 1833

"None can tell what a busy scene will be presented near these mines."