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HSP holds a variety of events throughout the year, including genealogy workshops, lectures and panel discussions, tours, and teacher workshops. Events are held at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania at 1300 Locust Street in Philadelphia unless noted otherwise.

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Researching Family in Pennsylvania, a week-long genealogy course designed to explore and explain the records and repositories available to family historians researching ancestors in Pennsylvania,...

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, 6/14/16 12:30 pm
Exhibit/Display

HSP's latest document display celebrates the Einstein Healthcare Network 150th anniversary this year, tracing its journey from a 22-bed hospital in West Philadelphia called the Jewish Hospital, to a comprehensive regional healthcare system and home of the largest independent academic medical centers in the area.

Wednesday, 7/6/16 4:00 pm
For more than 300 years, Philadelphia and India have been connected through trade and cultural exchange. Join HSP on Wednesday, July 6, from 4-8 p.m. for a traditional Indian art demonstration, exploring this connection through the work of two world-renowned artisans: 
 
Arun Pal, potter
Pal comes from a family of potters in a traditional potters’ village.
Friday, 7/22/16 10:00 am
Special Event

Behind no less than five sets of locks – both electronic and analog, including a 19th century bank vault door – rest some of the most treasured items in HSP’s collection of over 21 million manuscripts, graphics, and books. Until now. 

In celebration of the Democratic National Convention, join HSP for PoliticalFest, a one-of-a-kind festival celebrating political history, government and the road to the White House. On display will be HSP's most treasured items, never before displayed at the same time. 

Thursday, 7/28/16 12:00 pm
Special Event

Join HSP on Thursday, July 28, for a panel discussion exploring Latino politics in Philadelphia and the current Puerto Rico political climate. Rafael Collazo of the National Council of La Raza will moderate the discussion. Free and open to the public. Stay tuned for more information.

Monday, 8/1/16 8:15 am
Genealogy Workshop

Researching Family in Pennsylvania, a week-long genealogy course designed to explore and explain the records and repositories available to family historians researching ancestors in Pennsylvania, will take place at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) August 1 – 5, 2016.

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