HSP holds a variety of events throughout the year, including genealogy workshops, lectures and panel discussions, tours, and teacher workshops. Events are held at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania at 1300 Locust Street in Philadelphia unless noted otherwise.
On the third Wednesday of every month at 1:00, 3:00, and 5:00 p.m., professional genealogists from the Greater Philadelphia Area Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) will be available to help take your family history research to the next level. These one-on-one consultations are designed for beginner and experienced genealogists alike.
Civil rights, elections, protest, and police actions: How do we help our students understand how the Vietnam War, the Cold War, and the Civil Rights Movement still affect us America today?
Explore resources for integrating the award-winning project-based curriculum National History Day into 6th to 12th grade classrooms.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania are combining forces to explore the use of art and archival material as primary sources in the classroom.
Historian Edward Lengel will reveal stories of the so-called Lost Battalion from World War I in this author talk and book signing.
Food is one of the strongest identifiers of place and home, and as such it can unite and separate us. This unique program will feature a panel discussion and cooking demonstration with culinary leaders in Philadelphia whose identities have informed their approach to cooking and food as vehicles for learning and community building. Join us at the Culinary Literacy Center of the Free Library of Philadelphia, share your own experiences, and enjoy tastings in the kitchen.
50 years after 1968, we are still living in its shadow. At this workshop with History Making Productions, educators will discover new film and primary source resources to teach about Vietnam War, the Cold War, civil rights, and youth culture