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Picturing History 4/11/12

HSP has a rich collection of photographs, from early daguerreotypes to rare crystoleums and even modern digital prints.

Date posted: 4/30/12
National History Day 2012

Hundreds of students competed in National History Day Philly 2012. Many did their research here at HSP. Congratulations to all the participants!

Date posted: 4/26/12
HSP Ancestry Day 3/3/12

About 1,000 people attended the "HSP Ancestry Day" genealogy conference held on March 3, 2012, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Date posted: 4/26/12
Documents and Drinks: The Double Eagle Coin Case

On March 29, 2012, Treasures Society members were invited to hear Assistant U.S.

Date posted: 3/30/12
The Knitting Revolution

On March 15, 2012 the Young Friends of HSP sponsored a talk, "The Knitting Revolution," by University of Notre Dame professor Pamela Butler.

Date posted: 3/16/12
A Taste of a Civil War Supper

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania has printed facsimile copies of an 1865 cookbook, compiled by Philadelphia housewife Ellen M.

Date posted: 11/16/11