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.
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and following the guidelines set forth by the CDC and state and local officials, we have made the difficult decision to cancel this program. Refunds will be issued to tickets already purchased. Please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any further questions or concerns. Thank You.
According to the 2012 American Community Survey, 1 in 4 of Pennsylvanians self-reported German ancestry. In the same study, nationally over 1 in every 10 people self-reported the same, many of whose families immigrated through the Commonwealth. How do learn about your family history if you fall into one of these groups?
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