Learn about your ancestors, and explore the history of our communities.
Check out our programs and publications, and join us in exploring the American experience.
HSP’s collections contain materials from hundreds of years ago through present day, documenting the lives of ordinary and extraordinary people fulfilling our mission to make history relevant and exhilarating for all.
July 30 – August 3, 2018. HSP presents a week-long genealogy course designed to explore the records and repositories available for researching ancestors in Pennsylvania. A complete “How to” course, training you to use the resources available at HSP and elsewhere to uncover your family’s story!
HSP is pleased to announce a new document display, running until November 10th, 2017. With this free display, we’re partnering with Tyler School of Art to create a dynamic display that marries art and historical documents.