Editor’s Letter

I realize that as the new editor of Pennsylvania Heritage I have some very big shoes to fill. Michael J. O’Malley III, editor of the magazine for the past three decades of its 40-year existence, warns me with characteristic humor that his size 14s are indeed large. So too, I’d add, is his legacy. Under Michael’s leadership Pennsylvania Heritage has grown tremendously. In the...
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From the Executive Director

In the long history of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission many knowledgeable historians, curators, archivists and writers have contributed to our greater understanding of Pennsylvania’s rich and diverse history and natural history. Few have brought to the task a greater breadth of knowledge about Pennsylvania than Michael J. O’Malley III, who served as the editor of Pennsylvania...
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Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation Newsletter

Topics in the Summer 2014 Newsletter: You’re Invited – Members Reception We’ll Miss You, Michael O’Malley Trails of History Sites and Museums Highlights for July – September 2014 Welcome New PHF Members Welcome New State Museum Affiliate Members PHF Board  ...
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Introducing… Team Heritage

Behind every successful maga­zine, there’s a hard-working, dedicated staff – a team, really. All good publications demand teamwork, and Pennsylvania Heritage is no exception. There’s a deadline on every horizon, editorial calendars that seem to project endlessly into the future, and production schedules that resemble a multi-dimensional Rube Goldberg device. The individuals who...
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Scooping the Editor: Inside Pennsylvania Heritage, An Interview with Michael J. O’Malley III

For fifteen of its twenty-five years, Pennsylvania Heritage has been edited by Michael J. O’Malley III. It is a task he clearly embraces with enthusiasm – and wonder. “It’s a learning experience each and every day,” he says, “and there’s not a moment in which I don’t learn some­thing. To be able to satisfy one’s curiosity and to learn more...
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Letters to the Editor

The Day Duse Died It was a pleasure, indeed, to have the opportunity to read and to learn from Donald Miller’s article, “Romancing the Stone: Benno Janssen, Architect of Ele­gance,” in the Fall 2000 edition. Janssen’s architectural legacy remains, thanks to the efforts of many, vital and appreciated. I was especially interested in the author’s discussion of visitors...
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