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Please join us in celebrating the accomplishments of Dr. John Fryer. The riveting testimony of John E. Fryer, M.D., led to the declassification of homosexuality as a mental illness by the American Psychiatric Association (APA).

Tue, 2017-09-05 14:45

Did you know that there are now more ways than ever to connect with your history online?

HSP has multiple social media accounts that update regularly – follow us, friend us, and join in the conversation!

Mon, 2017-08-21 16:09

HSP is pleased to announce that its glass lantern slide index is now available online. The index consists of descriptions and locations of more than 2,000 glass slides from over two dozen collections.

Wed, 2017-08-16 14:48

HSP is pleased to announce a brand-new document display for summer: Sports of All Sorts. This display, located on HSP's ground floor, is free and open to the public until August 25.

Mon, 2017-08-14 12:11


PHILADELPHIA, PA – HSP is pleased to announce a new five-week course exploring Pennsylvania land records, county deeds, mapping with metes and bounds, and genealogical applications. 

Tue, 2017-07-11 14:33
Tue, 2017-07-11 14:15

PHILADELPHIA, PA - The Historical Society of Pennsylvania is pleased to offer several exciting courses and workshops this fall for beginner and intermediate genealogists alike.

Fri, 2017-07-07 12:59

PHILADELPHIA, PA - HSP is pleased to announce its latest free document display, A Place Called Home: Immigrant Communities from the Ground Up, is now available for viewing. 

Tue, 2017-06-27 20:00

In collaboration with the James Monroe Museum and The Papers of James Monroe, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania will host In the Spirit of the People: James Monroe's 1817 Tour of the Northern States, a traveling exhibit commemorating the bicentennial of an

Tue, 2017-06-20 11:06

PHILADELPHIA, PA -- On October 20-22, 2017,  HSP and partners will host Cumberland Pathways, a three-day genealogy conference in Carlisle featuring workshops and presentations designed to take your family history research to the next level. 

Tue, 2017-06-13 13:26