• Schuylkill River

    Schuylkill River Valley

    National Heritage Area Pennsylvania

Revolutionary River

The Schuylkill River Heritage Area is the birthplace of the movements that shaped the nation, fueled its growth, and reclaimed its future. It was along the banks of this river and its tributaries that the American, Industrial, and Environmental Revolutions were born. Explore the stories, visit the places, and experience the region’s vitality by visiting the Schuylkill River Heritage Area.

Did You Know?

Mahanoy City

The first cable television system in Pennsylvania, believed to be the first in the United States, was established June 1948 in Mahanoy City, Schuylkill County.