A sweet desert helped save America's oldest brewery from disappearing during Prohibition.
Coal Region photographer A.M. Allen captured images of a colliery near Mahanoy City in the years after the Civil War.
A digital archive allows researchers to view hundreds of photographs taken in the Coal Region in the 19th century.
Film from the early 20th century shows collieries above Tower City, Pennsylvania in full operation.
"Dear Ma" reveals the letters of a Civil War soldier from Schuylkill County.
After more than 150 years, a regimental history finally tells the story of this Coal Region regiment.
Captain Alexander Frazer became a hero during the Civil War. And after the war he shined as a mining expert in the Coal Region.
We sat down with public historian John Heckman to discuss the 1862 miners' revolt in Schuylkill County.
A brief look at the history of Ashland's Pioneer Colliery in the 19th century.
A recent visit to the site of Kalmia Colliery in Schuylkill County reveals life in an abandoned patch town.