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Format: 2014-10-24
Format: 2014-10-24
Format: 2014-10-24

January 27, 2011 HALFFive artists recently examined an archival collection at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and interpreted that collection through music.

1/12/11

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania recently welcomed five new members to its Board of Councilors. Lori Cohen, Senator Larry Farnese, Shanta Ghosh, Councilman Bill Green, and John Pickering were appointed at the Society’s annual general meeting November 15.

11/19/10

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) announced this week the appointment of Beth Twiss Houting as the new Senior Director of Programs and Services, responsible for all on-site, online, and outreach education, interpretation, and history and heritage programs of the organization. She will begin December 1, 2010.

11/1/10

This year the Historical Society of Pennsylvania celebrates the 100th anniversary of its stately red brick building at the corner of 13th and Locust Streets. Thousands of people pass by this building every day, but few know the fascinating story behind this historic structure—one of the first fireproof libraries in the United States.

10/19/10

Auction will raise funds for the Historical Society of Pennsylvania

 

10/7/10

Prints of maps, watercolors, and other documents available in time for the holiday season

10/5/10

Work made possible through a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission

9/29/10

These national treasures are coming out of the vault for one day only on Constitution Day

8/20/10

Dr. Daniel Rolph, historian and head of reference services at HSP, was recently featured on the National Geographic Channel. Rolph was interviewed as part of a show titled "Blood Rain and Star Jelly." The show first aired on June 7 and will be rebroadcast.

6/14/10

Several local students and teachers will continue to the national finals in June

Local students and teachers distinguished themselves and our city with a large number of awards at Pennsylvania National History Day, held May 12-13 at Millersville University. National History Day LOGO

5/26/10