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.
Please join us in celebrating the accomplishments of Dr. John Fryer. The riveting testimony of John E. Fryer, M.D., led to the declassification of homosexuality as a mental illness by the American Psychiatric Association (APA).
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.