History (Schuylkill)

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Schuylkill County History Books

Description Code Price
SCHUYLKILL COUNTY 20TH CENTURY PERSONALITIES
PRESENTED BY
THE SCHUYLKILL COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

B-126

Click Here for a list of the personalities highlighted in the book.

B-126 $ 19.95





1916
History of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
(Beers Indexed)
Beers 1916 Genealogy – Family History – Biography

B-006

A beautiful two volume set of over 1,200 pages of the families of Schuylkill County and the prominent citizens, listing their many children, their parents and relatives, their occupations, marriages, and deaths.

The two volumes traces where the families came from and if they left the county, where they went. These two beautiful volumes are printed on acid free paper by offset lithography and contain hundreds of photographs of places and people dating back to the early days of the county.

B-006 $ 95.00




Early Transportation of Schuylkill County

B-007

This is the story of transportation in Schuylkill County told with photographs from the collections of the Historical Society of Schuylkill County. The book goes from early travel by stage coach, to canal, railroad, and trolley.

B-007 $ 10.00




Publications of the Historical Society of Schuylkill County
1989 No. IX Vol. 1

By Historical Society of Schuylkill County

B-018

A collection of manuscripts from the collections of the Historical Society of Schuylkill County, including The Last Days of the Confederacy, a speech by Confederate General John B. Gordon; 125 Years of Journalism by Herwood Hobbs; The Story of the Miners’ Journal; The Story of the Yuengling Brewery, by Edith C. Yuengling; The History of the Philadelphia & Reading Coal & Iron Company, by Bernard Buggy. It was published in the Pottsville Republican on the occasion of the 75th Anniversary Edition of that newspaper October, 1959.

B-018 $ 10.00




Publications of the Historical Society of Schuylkill County
1994 No. IX Vol. 2

By Leo L. Ward

B-019

A collection of 20 Historical Musings written by Leo L. Ward and published in the Pottsville Republican. Highly illustrated with historical photographs.

B-019 $ 15.00




The Schuylkill County Book Of Lists
A collection of Historical Facts

Compiled by J. Robert Zane in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of
the Historical Society of Schuylkill County

B-026

The Schuylkill County Book of Lists is a kaleidoscope of historical facts involving Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, presented in a familiar style of lists for easy reference. It is not merely a history book, fact book or a reference book. It is an informative book that is meant to provide entertainment to the reader. This is an amazingly interesting book of Schuylkill County events and names from the time of the founding of the county to people living today. The following list of chapter titles will give you an idea of the variety of interesting Schuylkill County topics covered in this book:

Congressional Medal of Honor Winners, Noteworthy Military Figures, Congressmen, Musicians, Disasters Literary Figures, Clergy, Churches, and the Spiritual Breweries of Schuylkill County, Pro Baseball Players, Medical Professionals, Inventors, and Creative Thinkers, Schuylkill County Movie Connections, Controversies Artists & Sculptors Law and Order Who, What, Where.

B-026 $ 16.95




DEDICATION
OF THE
PINE GROVE N. G. P. ARMORY
PINE GROVE, PA
MAY 28, 1909

Compiled by Karen M Gibson (Mar 2009)

B-058

The Pine Grove Infantry was organized in 1842. The history of the military organizations stationed at Pine Grove has been compiled here event by event. Pine Grove was not a large metropolis but role of its patriotic military organizations, in American history, has been described in this book. Some extracts from the daily Pine Grove Herald are included in the book.

B-058 $ 15.00




THE POTTSVILLE MAROONS
AND THE NFL’S STOLEN CHAMPIONSHIP OF 1925

By Vincent Genovese

B-064

There hasn’t been a pro football team in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, since Calvin Coolidge was president, but don’t tell the football fans there that. They have been feuding with the NFL for over eight decades; ever since their Pottsville Maroons team won the 1925 Championship in Chicago, only to lose it six days later. Finally after eighty-three years, the readers of the rest of the country get to decide if the NFL has made a mistake.

B-064 $ 25.00





Memories
Saints Peter and Paul Parish, Saint Clair, PA – year 1918-2008
and
Saint Anthony of Padua Parish, Cumbola, PA – year 1907-2008

By Rev. Msgr. John J. Grabish

B-075

July 15, 2008 was the date when closing of dozens of churches and merger of many smaller parishes into fewer larger ones. The rich histories of these parishes needed to be preserved for future generation.

The history of Saints Peter and Paul Parish contained in this book.

B-075 $ 20.00




POTTSVILLE IN 1830
(Lithograph of Pottsville)

Prepared by Baird Halberstadt

L-001

This brochure was prepared by Baird Halberstadt. It is an extract of a paper specially prepared for Historical Society of Schuylkill County. It includes a detailed description of a very nice pen and ink sketch of Pottsville, which was made by an architect named T. P. Ashwin in 1830.

L-001 $ 10.00