Schuylkill Stories: The Chronicles of Ione Geier    

Memories of Pottsville’s Centre Street in the 1950s, the stores, the shoppers...the good times spent at Mud Run Dam...the parties at The Pottsville Club...authors, soldiers, local celebrities...growing up in Frackville...and many other stories about people and life in Schuylkill County in the 20th Century.

Schuylkill Stories:
The Chronicles of Ione Geier
a collection of some of the more than 2,000 feature stories and columns the prize-winning journalist wrote in her 40 years with The Pottsville Republican. Copies are once again available for $20 (plus sales tax for Pennsylvania residents).

Ione Geier was an avid library supporter, and for many years served as a trustee of the Pottsville Library.

Visit the Pottsville Library to purchase your copy, or you can print out the order form below, mail it in with your payment, and we'll send the book to you. All proceeds from the books we sell stay with the Pottsville Library, so enjoy a different view of Schuylkill County history and support the library at the same time!

Schuylkill Stories order form  

Want to know who is mentioned in the book? Check out the index, available here.  The index lists every Schuylkill County person and business who appears in the volume; numbers in bold indicate a photograph.

(The form and index are in PDF format; if your computer cannot read the file, you should download Adobe Reader here.)

For more information, contact the Pottsville Library at (570) 622-8880, or by email at

This page last updated December 6, 2017.

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