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.
After a landlord threw out the family of a Union soldier, the women of Pottsville rose up in anger to attack him.
As we've previously documented here at Wynning History, photographer Sheldon Dick came to the Coal Region in 1938 to photograph the people and places that made up the cultural landscape in this struggling industrial area. Dick centered his efforts for the Farm Security Administration project around the Schuylkill County community of Shenandoah. Read our story … Continue reading Incredible photographs document the Maple Hill mine near Shenandoah in 1938
On May 1, 1916, miners in the Coal Region earned the 8 hour workday, successfully ending decades of advocacy and protest.
In 1865, Union soldiers began their triumphant return to Schuylkill County. Their future, however, was uncertain.
In 2018, the Schuylkill Mall came crashing down. A YouTube documentary looks at the mall's history.
Three miners in Lorberry were assaulted in a bar after expressing sorrow at Lincoln's assassination.
In the autumn of 1860, the Wide Awakes swept over Schuylkill County.
A Philly Inquirer reporter discovers the passion for Polish food in the heart of the Coal Region.