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Celebrate Pennsylvania’s 343rd Birthday with Free Admission to PA Trails of History Sites and Museums, View Penn’s Charter at the New PA State Archives

Art of the State 2024 Call for Entries at the State Museum of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg Pennsylvania

Eckley Miners’ Village Awarded Willary Foundation Grant to Design Research and Lodging Facilities

PHMC and Flagship Niagara League Announce U.S. Brig Niagara Sailing Season to End Early, Outline Plans for Repairs

The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) is pleased to announce the launch of PA History 2 Go, an engaging and educational series of videos designed to attract virtual visitors to the Pennsylvania Trails of History and deepen their understanding of Pennsylvania's rich history. This initiative, made possible with $246,500 in federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), offers a series of online virtual tours of museums on the Pennsylvania Trails of History that are educational and entertaining on their own but can also pave the way for future in-person exploration of the 23 state-owned sites and museums located across the Commonwealth.

he Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) is reminding individuals, public agencies, and private organizations that June 1 is the final date to nominate historic properties, persons, and events of state or national significance for the Pennsylvania Historical Marker Program in 2022.

Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission and Flagship Niagara League Finalize Sailing Schedule, Plans for Tall Ships® Erie 2022

The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) and the Flagship Niagara League today announced the U.S. Brig Niagara’s sailing schedule for the upcoming season and reaffirmed their commitment to producing a successful Tall Ships® Erie 2022 presented by Highmark. In addition, they committed to meaningful integration of the ship’s operations with those of the Erie Maritime Museum. This new strategy will bring greater accessibility for visitors to experience this important source of pride and identity for Erie.

Daniel Boone Homestead and Exeter Township Master Plan

The Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation highlights:
An on-line lecture on house blessing stones hosted by Cornwall Iron Furnace.
The Untold Story of Rudolph M. Hunter holder of more than 140 patents for electric railway devices and systems. The Conestoga Wagon originated in Lancaster County's Conestoga River valley in the early eighteenth century to carry furs, farm produce, and freight to the Philadelphia market.
Invented in PA: The Slinky.
Frank Lloyd Wright designed Fallingwater for the Kaufmann family as a living structure – one so interposed with nature that the outside literally becomes part of the inside.

Lantern Tours at Ephrata Cloister

October is American Archives Month! Archives Month is intended to raise public awareness about the importance of historic documents and records.

The Fall 2018 issue of Pennsylvania Heritage magazine is now available!

The Summer 2018 issue of Pennsylvania Heritage magazine is now available!

The Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation proudly hosted members of the 2017 Giving Circle at The Harvest Seasonal Grill on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Members of the Giving Circle support the Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation at the highest levels. This year’s Giving Circle...

Membership in the Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation grants you incredible perks!

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...

Did you know you can help the Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation when you shop with Amazon? AmazonSmile allows you to make a donation each time you make a qualifying purchase to the Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation. All you need to do is select PHF and your donation...

A #GivingTuesday update! A generous donor made a last minute gift to the Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation’s #GivingTuesday’s efforts and we are proud to announce the Foundation met it’s goal of raising $3,000! As we are able to distribute the funds...

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