As the Pottsville Maroons battled to a 1925 NFL Championship victory in Chicago, their loyal fans in Schuylkill County gathered at Pottsville's Hippodrome.
“Extraordinary Things” – The telegraph arrives in Pottsville in 1847
In May 1847, the first telegraphic message passed between Pottsville and Philadelphia, ushering in a new era in the Coal Region.
Oil-wick miner’s lamp – Patent model from 1879 at the Smithsonian
In 1879, John H. Gable of Shamokin, PA patented this oil-wick miner's cap lamp.