The Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation is the non-profit partner of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Governed by a volunteer board, PHF helps preserve the Commonwealth’s rich heritage through charitable funding, membership, grant management, and community engagement.
PHMC's Historic Sites and Museums provide an assortment of events on the Pennsylvania Trails of History. Visit our Event Pages for both Virtual and Special and In-person Events happening throughout the Trails of History and beyond. Many of the historic sites and museums provide fun, family activities year round for all generations to enjoy. Or, be an armchair traveler and immerse yourself in virtual events and tours.
Volunteer Opportunities are plentiful at the historic sites and museums on The PA Trails of History. Learn more about where and how people of all ages can get involved!
Summer is just around the corner! It's not too soon to register at select historic sites and museums on the PA Trails of History. Your child can experience hands on history this Summer!
The Pennsylvania Heritage® magazine is published quarterly as a benefit of membership with the Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation or The State Museum of Pennsylvania affiliate membership. It is also available by subscription only for $35.00.
Click here if you would like more information about the magazine, to renew or purchase a subscription, or to purchase back issues.
For more information about what is happening at the Pennsylvania Historic Museum Commission and the Trails of History sites follow their blogs:
• This Week in Pennsylvania Archaeology
• Pennsylvania Historic Preservation
• Trailheads (Trails of History events and programs.)
Trails of History Site Blogs
• Eckley Miners’ Village
• Port Pitt Museum
• Graeme Park
• Pennsbury Manor
• PA Military Museum
• Railroad Museum of PA
• Somerset Historical Center
• Washington Crossing
Looking for unique gifts to give your family and friends? Visit our many museum gift shops on the Trails of History to find that special gift for your history "buff" this holiday season. Click to visit our Museum Store page.
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