Please note: On October 18th, the Reading Room will only be available from 5:00p.m. to 8:30p.m.
A Center for History & Learning
We invite you to explore the origins and diversity of Pennsylvania and the United States, from the colonial period and the nation's founding to the experience of contemporary life. Conduct research in the online catalogs, browse our exhibits and publications, and join us in preserving and understanding our heritage as a diverse and dynamic people.
The Historical Society of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce its fall 2017 season of programs. From September through November, HSP will host lectures, panels and other programs that showcase the range and depth of the HSP collection.