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HSP is pleased to announce that its glass lantern slide index is now available online. The index consists of descriptions and locations of more than 2,000 glass slides from over two dozen collections.


HSP is pleased to announce a brand-new document display for summer: Sports of All Sorts. This display, located on HSP's ground floor, is free and open to the public until August 25.



PHILADELPHIA, PA – HSP is pleased to announce a new five-week course exploring Pennsylvania land records, county deeds, mapping with metes and bounds, and genealogical applications. 


PHILADELPHIA, PA - The Historical Society of Pennsylvania is pleased to offer several exciting courses and workshops this fall for beginner and intermediate genealogists alike. From Foundations of Genealogy, to land records research and more, HSP invites you to learn the best methods from our experts.