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

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 International Ladies Garment Workers Union in the Wyoming Valley, 1944-1963”, March 23, 1997
  • Lecture: “Landscape for Four Seasons: Greystone Gardens”, April 6, 1997
  • Lecture: “The Great Famine in Fact, Folklore, and Fiction”, April 20, 1997
  • Exhibit: “The Photographs of Watson Bunnell, 1871-1950”, Opening April 1997

Pennsylvania Military Museum, Boalsburg

  • Exhibit: “U.S. Army Ground Forces in World War II”, Through April 1997

Somerset Historical Center, Somerset

  • Sugarin’ Off: Closing the Maple Syrup Season, April 13, 1997
  • Shades of Death Military Reenactment, June 15-16, 1997

The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg

  • Planetarium Show: “The Winter Sky”, Jan, 9 through March 2, 1997
  • Exhibit: “Contemporary Artists Series”, Jan. 17 through April 30, 1997
  • Winter Whimsies, February 2, 1997
  • Jazz Beneath the Stars, February 14, 1997

 

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission will observe Charter Day on Sunday, March 9, 1997, by offering free general admission to its historic sites and museums. Charter Day celebrates the granting of Pennsylvania to William Penn by King Charles II in 1681.