Heritage Highlights

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

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

Black History Conference, Allegheny Community College, Pittsburgh

  • April 5-6, 1979: Blacks in Pennsylvania history

Bushy Run Battlefield, Jeannette

  • April 15, 1979: Easter Sunrise Service
  • May 30, 1979: Memorial Day

Daniel Boone Homestead, Birdsboro

  • March 11, April 8, and May 6, 1979: First Pennsylvania Regimental Matches – 10 A.M. to 3 P.M.
  • June 2-3, 1979: Brigade of American Revolution Units of Eastern Seaboard

Fort Pitt Museum, Pittsburgh

  • April 28, 29, 1979: War Games
  • May 26, 1979: Military Ball

Old Economy, Ambridge

  • February 1-28, 1979: Decorative Arts Program (for high school students)
  • March 12-30, 1979: Adventures in Wool (for third grade students)

Old Mill Village, New Milford

  • June 3, 1979: Wool and Flax Day-10 A.M. to 5 P.M.

Pennsbury Manor, Morrisville

  • April, 1979: Spring Seminar
  • May 24, 1979: Annual Sheep-Shearing Day

Pennsylvania Farm Museum, Lancaster

  • March 7, 14, 21, 28, 1979: Winter Antique Lecture Series (advance ticket sale)

Pennsylvania Military Museum, Boalsburg

  • May 20, 1979: Annual Memorial Day Ceremony. Musical selections by the 28th Division – 1 to 4 P.M.

Searights Toll House, Fairbank

  • May 21-22, 1979: Pike Days-Dances, Dinners & Flea Market Exhibits

Tuscarora Academy, Port Royal

  • May 28, 1979: Memorial Day – 2 to 4 P.M.

William Penn Memorial Museum, Harrisburg

  • Mar. 1979: Changing Exhibits
    • 11th Annual Scholastic Art Awards Exhibit
    • 13th Annual Science Fair
    • 2nd Annual Senior Citizens’ Art Exhibit
    • Maxfield Parrish – Paintings
    • Maquettes – Sculpture
    • African and Primitive Coins
  • Apr. 1979: Changing Exhibits
    • Four Sculptors Exhibit
    • Statewide Juried Metalcraft Exhibit
    • 6th Annual State Art Exhibit for the Mentally Retarded
    • Maxfield Parrish – Paintings
    • A Selection of Clocks
    • Dan Coxe’s Covered Bridge Exhibit
    • Maquettes – Sculpture
    • African and Primitive Coins
  • May 1979: Changing Exhibits
    • 12th Annual Greater Harrisburg Arts Festival – Juried Exhibit of Arts, Crafts & Photography (May 25-June 17)

 

Other Historical Associations

Historic Preservation Workshop, Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh

  • April 28, 1979: Workshop on historic preservation

Pennsylvania Federation of Historical Societies, Keller Conference Center, State College

  • May 5, 1979: Annual Meeting

Urban Archives Center of Temple University, Philadelphia

  • April 20-21, 1979: “Toward the Tercentenary: A Conference on Philadelphia History”