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HSP’s collections contain materials from hundreds of years ago through present day, documenting the lives of ordinary and extraordinary people fulfilling our mission to make history relevant and exhilarating for all.
Pennsylvania Legacies is the Historical Society of Pennsylvania’s semi-annual, illustrated history magazine, published since 2001. Legacies explores a variety of topics in Pennsylvania history for the curious reader. Each issue is developed around a single theme.