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Pennsylvania Heritage Magazine – Spring 2018

Pennsylvania Heritage Magazine – Spring 2018

The Spring 2018 issue of Pennsylvania Heritage magazine is available! This spring, enjoy featured articles:

  • “Monster Bones: Charles Wilson Peale and the Mysterious Nondescript Animal” by Lorett Tresse
  • “Pennsylvanians at Meuse-Argonne: The 28th, 79th and 80th Divisions in the last Major Offensive of the Great War” by Tyler O. Gum
  • “Harriet Lane Johnson: The Legacy of a White House Hostess” by Jack Brubaker

Other great articles, sharing the collections of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission include:

  • Our Documentary Heritage Sallie the Dog and the 11th Pennsylvania Volunteers by Richard Saylor, archivist at the Pennsylvania State Archives
  • Marking Time Loretto Perfectus Walsh by Karen Galle, Historic Preservation Specialist
  • Hands-On History American Helicopter Museum & Education Center by Manfred Heinrich, volunteer at the American Helicopter Museum & Education Center, and Keith Heinrich, Historic Preservation Specialist
  • A Place In Time Hotel Lykens by David Maher, Historic Preservation Specialist
  • PHMC Highlights Celebrities Discover Who They Are, by Sean Adkins, Digital Director, PHMC
  • Trailheads Natural History Trails by Amy Killpatrick Fox, Museum Educator
  • Wish You Were Here Buhl Farm Park by Pamela W. Reilly, History Preservation Specialist
  • Sharing the Common Wealth Charles W. Lenker’s M1917 steel combat helmet

Book reviews:

  • The Loyal Son: The War in Ben Franklin’s House by Daniel Mark Epstein; reviewed by Travis Glasson, Temple University
  • Luna: Pittsburgh’s Original Lost Kennywood by Brian Butko; reviewed by Jim Futrell, National Amusement Park Historical Association

The Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation newsletter:

  • “Thousands Search Ancestry.com at the State Archives’ Farm Show Booth”
  • “PHF Members-Only Preview of New State Museum Exhibit”
  • “Our New Mission Statement”
  • “New Giving Circle Members”

Members receive the Pennsylvania Heritage magazine at home four times a year.

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