PHMC Highlights

Trains for the Governor’s Residence The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania annually assembles an operating train layout for the Governor’s Residence in Harrisburg. Governor Edward G. Rendell shows his appreciation to Railroad Museum security chief Dennis Keperling and Railroad Museum educator Troy Grubb.   Then & Now Time Line of Military Uniforms and Equipment 1st Pennsylvania...
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PHMC Highlights

Here are a few of the PHMC Highlights that appeared in the Summer 2010 issue of PA Heritage magazine, as well as some extras that didn’t fit in this issue.   Charter Day The Pennsylvania State Archives hosted an event at the State Museum of Pennsylvania on March 14, 2010. Many historical organizations joined the archives to present information to the public. The original 1681 Charter...
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Bookshelf

Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World’s Stolen Treasures by Robert K. Wittman, with John Shiffman published by Broadway Paperbacks, 2011; 324 pages, paper, $15.00 While employed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Philadelphia, Robert King Wittman created and was senior investigator of the bureau’s Art Crime Team. He arrived in 1988 in Philadelphia, “home to two of the...
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