Television - Documentaries - Our Town Series
Our Town Orwigsburg
Premiered June 4th, 2015 on WVIA-TV
The Population of Orwigsburg in Schuylkill County has remained the same since 1823. So has much of the uniquely preserved architecture reflecting days of a booming agriculture and textile industry. The Kepner-Scott shoe company on North Liberty Street remains the oldest surviving children's shoe manufacturer in the country. Heavy weight boxing champ, Muhammad Ali, had an exclusively built training camp on the outskirts of town. The arts barn reflects the artistic talent in Schuylkill County, while eagles soar at Hawk Mountain. It's a place where roots are deep. integrity is the norm, and a strong sense of community makes you feel right at home. Welcome to Orwigsburg, where the past gently guides you forward.