Schuylkill historical society events
• The Schuylkill County Historical Society will present a John O’Hara walking tour on Sept. 18.
Participants will meet at 11 a.m. at the O’Hara statue on Centre Street between Howard Avenue and Mahantongo Street. Fees are $10 for society members and $15 for the general public.
For more information, call the society at 570-622-7540.
• Amy Dougherty, who operates a boilo business, will lead a class on how to make this popular regional beverage from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 22, at the Schuylkill County Historical Society, 305 N. Centre St., Pottsville.
Participants must bring a one-pint Mason jar and ½ cup to one cup of their preferred alcohol. The evening will end with boilo sampling.
The cost is $25 for society members and $30 for the general public. Reservations are required. For more information, call the society.
• Reading Deputy Fire Chief and local historian Michael Glore will discuss “Schuylkill County Firefighting: A Legacy of Frame Row Homes” at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 29, at the Schuylkill County Historical Society, 305 N. Centre St., Pottsville.
Admission is free for Society members and $5 for the general public.
For more information, call the society.