Heritage Highlights

Bushy Run Battlefield, Jeanette Native American Quillwork Workshop, February 25, 1995 Drake Well Museum, Titusville Old Fashioned Engine Start-up Day, April 29, 1995 Fort Pitt, Pittsburgh Royal American Regiment Parade of the Soldier, April 2, 30, 1995 Colonial Fair at the Point, May 6-7, 1995 Graeme Park, Horsham Native American Cultural Festival, April 29, 1995 Living History Day, June 4, 1995...
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Heritage Highlights

Brandywine Battlefield Park, Chadds Ford Winter Lecture Series, February 1, 8, 15, 22, 1996 Drake Well Museum, Titusville Heritage Lecture Series, April 11, 18, 25, 1996 Engine Start-Up Day, April 27, 1996 Eckley Miners’ Village, Weatherly Patch Town Day, June 30, 1996 Community Family Picnic, July 28, 1996 Civil War Encampment, August 24-25, 1996 Pennsbury Manor, Morrisville Tea for Tots...
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Executive Director’s Message

Renewal and rebuilding are appropriate theme, and so it is with great enthusiasm and expectation I note the renaming of the Friends of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission as the Pennsylvania Heritage Society. Determined to grasp this opportunity, members of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC), who also serve as directors of the Pennsylvania Heritage Society,...
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Shorts

The first exhibition in Philadelphia devoted to identifying and honoring African American women tap dancers, “Plenty of Good Women Dancers: African American Women Hoofers from Philadelphia,” features glamorous photographs and dancers’ vivid recollec¬≠tions portraying the golden age of swing and rhythm tap of the 1930s and 1940s. “Plenty of Good Women Dancers”...
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Heritage Highlights

Hope Lodge, Fort Washington 250th Anniversary Living History Celebration, March 9, 1997 Old Economy Village, Ambridge Garden Workshop, March 22, 1997 Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum, Scranton Lecture: “A Musical History of the Ukulele”, January 11, 1997 Lecture: “The Mollie Maguires: “Fiction and a Few Facts”, February 2, 1997 Lecture: “The...
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Executive Director’s Message

No single document illuminates more dramatically the founding of our state than the Charter granted by King Charles II to William Penn. Even in its deteriorated condition, it retains the essential beauty of its design, and radiates a sense of moral and political authority. The four-page original copy held by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) is, remarkably, the copy Penn...
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Heritage Highlights

Brandywine Battlefield Park, Chadds Ford General Washington’s Birthday Celebration, February 22, 1998 Graeme Park, Horsham Charter Day, March 8, 1998 Volunteer Opportunity Day, March 21, 1998 Native American Cultural Festival, April 25, 1998 Horsham Market Day, May 9, 1998 Lecture: “History of the American Flag”, June 13, 1998 Hope Lodge, Fort Washington 18th Century Period...
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Heritage Highlights

Brandywine Battlefield Park, Chadds Ford Lecture: “Loyalists”, February 22, 2001 Performances by the Bard of Brandywine, March 11, 2001 Program: The Delaware Continentals, April 8, 2001 Joseph Priestley House, Northumberland Special Interpretive Tour: The Daily Lives of Eighteenth-Century Women, March 25, 2001 Washington Crossing Historic Park, Washington Crossing General...
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Pennsylvania Heritage Society Newsletter

Topics in the Winter 2006 Newsletter: The 2005 Annual Appeal PHMC Partner in $1.2 Million Grant Major Conservation Funding to Civil War Project Seasonal Events at the PHMC Youth Projects at PHMC Sites and Museums New Exhibit Celebrates African Americans in Pennsylvania Pennsbury Plus  ...
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Pennsylvania Heritage Society Newsletter

Topics in the Winter 2007 Newsletter: Signature Series: Randall Miller Lecture A Successful Capitol Tour Calendar for January – March 2007 Holiday Marketplace Signature Series: David Hackett Fischer Signature Series Tour: Covered Bridges of Lancaster County PHS Annual Appeal  ...
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