The Historical Society of Pennsylvania publishes the Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, a scholarly quarterly, and Pennsylvania Legacies, a semi-annual public history magazine. Our magazines are available as a benefit of membership and to individual and institutional subscribers. Individual issues are also available.


Despite the embrace of Irish culture on St. Patrick’s Day today, the history of the Irish in Pennsylvania and the US is marked as much by hardship, prejudice, and violence as it is by acceptance and celebration. The fall 2014 issue of Legacies...