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Format: 2014-07-25
Format: 2014-07-25
Format: 2014-07-25

PhilaPlace—an interactive Web site that connects stories to places across time in Philadelphia’s neighborhoods—announces an exciting new mapping feature to be unveiled March 26, 2010. On the PhilaPlace “Map” page at PhilaPlace.org, visitors can click on the new “Streets” tab and view enhanced historical maps that reveal in-depth patterns of change over time for specific blocks in South Philadelphia and Northern Liberties neighborhoods.

3/9/10

The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia will host a series of roundtable discussions this spring—with topics ranging from women leaders to African American attorneys. The roundtables are designed to promote a greater understanding of the Philadelphia region’s recent history and help shape the content of The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia.
 

3/8/10

THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF PENNSYLVANIA AWARDED OVER $500,000 IN GRANTS FOR MULTICULTURAL HISTORY PROJECT

Capturing Philadelphia History and Culture “Beyond the Bell”

9/26/07

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP), one of the nation’s oldest historical societies, announced today the appointment of Kim Sajet to the position of President and CEO. Sajet comes to HSP from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and assumes her new role on April 2, 2007.

2/14/07

In July 2006 HSP received a grant from the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom, a subsidiary of the National Park Service, for the project, "From Slavery to Freedom: An Interactive Network to Learning."  This project will make rare and fragile collections available online for researchers, educators, and the public for the first time.  Accompanied by lesson plans, essays, background readings, and links to related historical sites, these digital resources will represent a crucial first step towards building a central interpretive resource for Philadelphia’s Afri

7/1/06