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.
Learn more about the history of Lenape peoples in this region both historically and in contemporary times. Conversation will include discussion about the controversial federal recognition claim. Confirmed speakers thus far are Nanticoke-Lenape tribal historians, including Cara Blume, whose research was the foundation for federal recognition claims for the Delaware and New Jersey Lenape tribe, Curtis Zunigha from the Delaware Tribe of Indians and the Reverend John Norwood, first principal justice of the Tribal Supreme Court.
In cooperation with the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, the Horner Memorial Library will be offering a one-day introductory workshop to German script on Tuesday, March 31, from 10am to 4:15pm. Your instructors will be Dr Paul Peucker and Thomas McCullough from the Moravian Archives in Bethlehem PA. Experts who offer a two-week summer course at the Moravian Archives every year (https://www.moravianchurcharchives.org/events/#tabs-3), they will present a glimpse into the intricacies of this handwriting style, and show yo
The Historical Society of Pennsylvania is offering a one-week NEH Summer Institute, Becoming U.S.: The immigrant Experience through Primary Sources. Thirty educators will be introduced to archival research and provided strategies for using primary source materials to build lesson plans within their social studies and civics education curriculum around the theme of immigration.
Deadline extended to March 8
Especially for Pennsylvania teachers, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania is offering a one-week summer Institute entitled