Students in this two-week pilot program will produce a mobile-friendly walking tour guiding users through the African-American struggle for freedom and equality in Philadelphia.
Q&A with Kim McCleary, host of HSP’s first History Scavenger Hunt
In just a few weeks we’re welcoming walkers and bikers to a scavenger hunt with a history twist: participants will race to decipher clues across the city, all tied to a tumultuous decade of Philly’s history.
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The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, in partnership with Warrior Writers, has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for a series of discussion programs titled The Art of Re-integration: Veterans and the Silences of War.