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HSP's latest document display celebrates the Einstein Healthcare Network 150th anniversary this year, tracing its journey from a 22-bed hospital in West Philadelphia called the Jewish Hospital, to a comprehensive regional healthcare system and home of the largest independent academic medical centers in the area.

Mon, 2016-06-20 15:43

Cool down this summer with HSP's collection at Philadelphia's latest pop-up beer garden. 

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

Mon, 2016-06-20 14:27

LGBT history in Pennsylvania is deep-rooted and diverse, encompassing the experiences of elites, celebrities, and leaders in arts and politics as well as those of the poor and marginalized.

Mon, 2016-06-20 14:15

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