Heritage Highlights

Heritage Highlights is a list of forthcoming exhibits, events and programs at PHMC sites and other statewide historical organizations.

Museums and Properties

William Penn Memorial Museum

  • June 21-July 20, 1975: Galleries ABCDE, an exhibit of Sam Maitin, Phila¬≠delphia artist
  • July 20-September 1, 1975: Ground Floor Art Galleries renovated for Bicentennial


Historical Societies

Pennsylvania Federation of Historical Societies

  • June 14, 1975: Annual Meeting, Conference Center, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park (morning and afternoon sessions)

Cumberland County Historical Society

  • July 13, 1975: Bicentennial event commemorating the 200th anniversary of long rifles from Carlisle to join Gen. George Washington at Cambridge: riflemen in uniforms of the Continental Army will present demonstration at 3:00 p.m. at Dickinson College Campus

Adams County Historical Society

  • June 20, 21 and 24, 1975: Observance of the 200th anniversary to join the army of General Washington near Boston

Hanover Area Historical Society

  • 6:00 p.m., August 5, 1975: family picnic, Glatco lodge
  • 7:00 p.m., August 5, 1975: a demonstration of the Revolutionary Soldier and the Hanover Militia

New Berlin Heritage Association

  • 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., August 23, 1975: Fifth Annual Heritage Day at the town square

Somerset County Historical Society

  • September 12, 13, 14, 1975: Mountain Craft Days

Historical Society of Dauphin County

  • September 14, 1975: Open House and Antique Show


Statewide Organizations

  • June 28-29, 1975: Celebration of Founding of Pennsylvania Rifle Company from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Rock Ford (in Lancaster County); surrounded by Lancaster County Central Park; Over 100 uniformed soldiers will depict a Revolutionary War encampment, target matches and tactical exercises
  • June 12-20, 1975: Sesquicentennial Celebration, Slippery Rock
  • July 11, 12 and 13, 1975: Waterford Heritage Days, sponsored by Fort LeBoeuf Historical Society in cooperation with churches, school and civic organizations of Waterford


National Organizations

Society of American Archivists

  • September 30-0ctober 3, 1975: Thirty-Ninth Annual Meeting at the Sheraton Hotel, Philadelphia


Private Organizations

Allentown Art Museum

  • June 12-November 11, 1975: The American Flag in the Art of Our Country


Annual Institutes

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and the Landis Valley Associates

  • June 24-27, 1975: Nineteenth Annual Institute of Pennsylvania Rural Life and Culture, Pennsylvania Farm Museum, Lancaster
  • June 21 and 27, 1975: Craft Days at the Pennsylvania Farm Museum (demonstrations will be from 12:30 to 5:00 p.m. both days)