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In December 1763, a mob massacred nearly two dozen Christianized Indians in the Pennsylvania backcountry.
Mon, 2016-08-29 13:03

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) and the Greater Philadelphia Area Chapter, Association of Professional Genealogists are pleased to announce the dates for their 2017 program, Researching Family in Pennsylvania

Mon, 2016-08-29 12:40

PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) is pleased to announce that Ann Gordon’s essay, “Getting History’s Words Right: Diaries of Emilie Davis,” which appeared in the April 2015 issue of The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biograp

Wed, 2016-08-10 10:25

Philadelphia, PA — The Board of Councilors of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) is pleased to announce that Dr. Charles T. Cullen has been appointed Interim President & CEO, effective August 1, 2016.

Fri, 2016-08-05 16:30

Howard H. Lewis, longtime supporter of HSP, passed away on July 28, 2016. Mr. Lewis’ dedication to – and impact on – HSP stretched for more than four decades.

Fri, 2016-07-29 00:00

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) and The Library Company of Philadelphia (LCP) jointly award approximately 25 one-month fellowships for research in residence in either or both collections during each academic year.

Wed, 2016-07-27 10:42

Today marks the beginning of the 2016 Democratic National Convention. An estimated 60,000+ delegates, journalists, volunteers, and attendees are forecasted to visit Philadelphia this week. HSP is getting in the spirit with our FREE PoliticalFest exhibit, Latino Politics: Philadelphia and Puerto Rico program, new blog series, and more.

Mon, 2016-07-25 16:43

PHILADELPHIA, PA – The City of Birmingham will be a part of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Philadelphia later this month with an exhibit titled, “Behind the Ballot: Fighting for the Right to Vote.” The exhibit will be hosted at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) as part of P

Wed, 2016-07-20 13:45

PHILADELPHIA, PA – For the first time in over 20 years, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) is making its world-renowned Reading Room available to the public for rental for special occasions such as weddings and Bat Mitzvahs.

Mon, 2016-07-18 14:37

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) is pleased to announce the addition of two new databases to its HSP Encounters system: The Tavern and Liquor License Records (1746-1863), and the Huguenot Society Applications (Arrivals 1517-1885).

Thu, 2016-07-14 14:55