Showing posts with label Schuylkill County Historical Society. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Schuylkill County Historical Society. Show all posts

Friday, June 21, 2024

Football Legend Ron Jaworski to Headline Exclusive Meet and Greet Event at Schuylkill County Historical Society

Fans of football legend Ron Jaworski are in for a treat as the Schuylkill County Historical Society is set to host a special Meet and Greet event with the iconic player. 

Monday, April 8, 2024

Schuylkill County Historical Society Announces April Lineup of Events

The Schuylkill County Historical Society is gearing up for April, offering an array of programs and activities for history enthusiasts. 

Thursday, March 14, 2024

Local Reads Book Club: “Jack: The Almost True Story of the Molly Maguires”


The Local Reads Book Club will discuss “Jack: The Almost True Story of the Molly Maguires,” a novel by Jaclyn Maria Fowler about Black Jack Kehoe, at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27, at the Schuylkill County Historical Society, 305 N. Centre St., Pottsville. 

Monday, January 15, 2024

Schuylkill County Historical Society to Host Pottsville Maroons NFL Team Mixer


The Schuylkill County Historical Society invites football enthusiasts to a mixer celebrating the 1920s Pottsville Maroons NFL team on Saturday, Feb. 17, from 6 to 9 p.m. 

Thursday, January 11, 2024

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Schuylkill County Historical Society Announces November Lineup of Events



The Schuylkill County Historical Society is gearing up for an eventful November, offering an array of programs and activities for history enthusiasts. 

Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Schuylkill County Historical Society Announces Lineup of Events for October


The Schuylkill County Historical Society is set to engage history enthusiasts and curious minds alike with a diverse lineup of events throughout the month of October. 

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Schuylkill County Historical Society Announces Lineup of Events



The Schuylkill County Historical Society will host a series of events in downtown Pottsville that promise to shed light on the county's rich history, coal mining heritage, and even the supernatural.

Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Schuylkill County Historical Society Announces Upcoming Programs on Molly Maguires, Pow Wow, and the Holocaust


POTTSVILLE - The Schuylkill County Historical Society is gearing up to provide a diverse range of educational programs, bringing history to life for the local community. 

Tuesday, July 18, 2023

Thursday, April 27, 2023

Schuylkill County Historical Society Announces Events for May and June

 

Schuylkill County Historical Society - May & June Events


Upcoming events scheduled for May and June.

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History of the Mahanoy Plane - May 17, 2023

Michael Kitsock, a Penn State fire instructor and founding member of the Schuylkill County Historical Fire Society, will present the history of the Mahanoy Plane, a railroad that carried millions of tons of coal to Frackville from what is now the Mahanoy Plane section of Gilberton. 

The program will take place at the Schuylkill County Historical Society, 305 N. Centre St., Pottsville, at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17. Admission is free to Society members and $5 for the general public. For further information, call the Society at 570-622-7540.

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Coal Region Hoodoo: Paranormal Tales from Inside the Pit - May 20th, 2023

Maxim W. Furek, author of The Jordan Brothers, will discuss and sign copies of his new book, Coal Region Hoodoo: Paranormal Tales from Inside the Pit, at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at the Schuylkill County Historical Society, 305 N. Centre St., Pottsville. For further information, call the Society at 570-622-7540.

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Railroads and their Impact on Schuylkill County - May 25, 2023

Railroads and their impact on Schuylkill County will be the subject of a program on Thursday, May 25, at 6:30 p.m. at the Schuylkill County Historical Society, 305 N. Centre St. Pottsville. The speaker, retired locomotive engineer Rick Kantner, will also discuss train derailments. Admission is free to Society members and $5 for the general public. For further information, call the Society at 570-622-7540.

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T102 Local Reads Book Club - June 7, 2023

The Local Reads book club will meet at the Schuylkill County Historical Society, 305 N. Centre St., Pottsville, at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7, to discuss Coal Region Hoodoo: Paranormal Tales from Inside the Pit by Maxim W. Furek.

For more information, contact the Society at 570-622-7540 or go to T102 Radio’s website for Local Reads at https://www.t102radio.com/localreads/

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Irvin R. Schwartz Presentation - June 8, 2023

Irvin R. Schwartz, a West Schuylkill Press and Pine Grove Herald reporter who wrote numerous letters to his hometown paper while serving in Europe during World War II, is the subject of a presentation by Jake Wynn, who writes the wynninghistory.com blog about the coal region. 

The program will be held at the Schuylkill County Historical Society, 305 N. Centre St., Pottsville, at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 8. Admission is free to Society members and $5 for the general public. For further information, call the Society at 570-622-7540.

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June 1948 Crash of United Air Lines Flight 624 Presentation - June 14, 2023

Local historians Stu Richards and Tom Dempsey will present a program on the June 1948 crash of United Air Lines Flight 624 near Mount Carmel at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 14, at the Schuylkill County Historical Society, 305 N. Centre St., Pottsville. The accident claimed the lives of the flight crew and 39 passengers, including Broadway producer Earl Carroll; his girlfriend, actress Beryl Wallace; and Esqure magazine co-founder Henry L. Jackson. Admission is free to Society members and $5 for the general public. For further information, call the Society at 570-622-7540.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2023

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