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Summer 2018 Pennsylvania Heritage magazine available

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

  • “Windows on Pennsylvania’s Natural Places: Restoring Mammal Hall at The State Museum” by Elizabeth Hanson
  • “The Sacrifices of Company C: Somerset County’s Valiant Soldiers in the Great War” by Charles Fox
  • “The Last Days of William Penn” by Linda A. Ries
  • “Wrench in the Machine: The Shape of Gubernatorial Campaign’s Media Blitz of 1966” by Steve Lilienthal

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

  • Our Documentary Heritage Major League Murder by Richard Saylor, archivist at the Pennsylvania State Archives
  • Marking Time Rev. Dr. Leon Howard Sullivan, Global Civil Rights Activist by Karen Galle, Historic Preservation Specialist
  • Hands-On History, Retail: Pennsylvania Historical Marker Dedications by Nancy Moses, PHMC Chairperson
  • A Place In Time The Delaware Station of the Philadelphia Electric Company by April E. Frantz, Historic Preservation Specialist
  • Trailheads Trails to the 28th Infantry Division National Shrine by Amy Killpatrick Fox, Museum Educator
  • Picturing PA Take Cover! Pennsylvania’s Civil-Defense Program by Tyler Stump
  • Sharing the Common Wealth William Curtis Truxal’s World War I Footlocker by Kyle R. Weaver, Pennsylvania Heritagemagazine editor

Book reviews:

  • The Fearless Benjamin Lay: The Quaker Dwarf Who Become the First Revolutionary Abolitionist by Markus Rediker: reviewed by Emma J. Lapsansky, Haverford College
  • Sentiments of a British-American Woman: Esther Deberot Reed and the American Revolution by Owen S. Ireland; reviewed by Cynthia A. Kierner, George Mason University
  • Philadelphia: Finding the Hidden City by Joseph E.B. Elliott, Nathaniel Popkin, and Peter Woodall; reviewed by Kevin Patrick, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania Farming: A History in Landscapes by Sally McMurry; reviewed by Angela Shope Stiefbold, University of Cincinnati
  • Biz Mackey, A Giant Behind the Plate: The Story of the Negro League Star and the Hall of Fame Catcher by Rich Westcott; reviewed by Todd M. Mealy, Penn Manor High School

The Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation newsletter:

  • “PHF Sponsors Children’s Visit to Old Economy Village”
  • “PHF Identifies PHMC’s 21st-Century Museums Initiative as a Fundraising Priority”
  • “PHF Hosts Rotary International Students for Tour of The State Museum”
  • “PHF Hosts Giving Circle Members at 4th Annual Dinner”

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

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