The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) will celebrate the commonwealth’s 340th birthday on Charter Day, Sunday, March 7, with a virtual display of William Penn’s original 1681 charter and other programming from the Pennsylvania State Archives, State Museum of Pennsylvania and sites on the Pennsylvania Trails of History.
What Does The Charter Say?
Click here to read the history and transcript
As the week continues, sites on the Trails of History will be sharing videos featuring various aspects of Pennsylvania history. You can find the links by clicking here.
Sites on the PA Trails of History are hosting various events throughout the week.
Click for our virtual event page.
The Pennsylvania State Archives gives you a closer look at William Penn's Original Charter. Click for a listing and links of available videos.
Charter Day Puzzles
from PA State Archives
Learn about William Penn from our friends at Pennsbury Manor.
Pennsbury Manor, William Penn's Country Estate, is a site on the Pennsylvania Trails of History.
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