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HSP is partnering with The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) as part of their summer pop-up beer garden series. 

Fri, 2016-05-20 16:09
Join the Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) for this year’s #SummerBookChats series highlighting authors of local histories. 
 
These programs are FREE but registration is required.
Fri, 2016-05-20 15:56

Join the Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) for its FREE #SummerBookChats as local authors Kathryn Wilson and Elizabeth Milroy discuss their recent works on Philadelphia history. The programs are free but registration is required.

 

Fri, 2016-05-20 14:14

Friday, May 13, 2016
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.

Tue, 2016-05-17 16:31

PHILADELPHIA, PA - The April 2016 issue of the Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography (PMHB) has now been published.

Tue, 2016-04-19 00:00

HSP is proud to join more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense.

Mon, 2016-04-18 00:00

PHILADELPHIA, PA – In 1972, Dr. John Fryer dons an oversize tuxedo and rubber joke shop mask to become Dr. Henry Anonymous and confront the American Psychiatric Association with these words: “I am a homosexual, I am a psychiatrist.” Obie Award-winning writer and director Ain Gordon explores Fryer’s story in his new play, 217 Boxes of Dr.

Fri, 2016-04-15 00:00

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Every issue has a history. Learn new ways to help students understand the value of historical perspectives to policymaking with The National History Center's Mock Policy Briefing, a workshop for educators at the high school and university level. 

Mon, 2016-04-04 17:27

PHILADELPHIA, PA—The National Endowment for the Humanities today announced that it has awarded the Historical Society of Pennsylvania a planning grant of $39,500 to identify material documenting the early struggle for women’s rights in the collections of members of the Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries (PACSCL) and t

Wed, 2016-03-23 00:00

On April 27, join HSP and author Cokie Roberts to discuss her new book, Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868, as she explores the wives, sisters, and female friends of the men leading America into, and through, the Civil War.

Mon, 2016-03-21 17:11

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