The Value of Pennsylvania History

George W. Bush won the presidential election of 2000 because the fifty states cast more electoral votes for him, even though more people actually voted for his opponent, Albert A. Gore Jr. The election reminded Americans about a curious institution called the Electoral College, and an equally peculiar system known as federalism in which each state conducts elections according to distinct laws...
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For a Limited Time Only

Before I launch into a review and preview of changing exhibits at sites on the Pennsylvania Trails of History® this summer, I take this opportunity to share with you the honorees for this year’s Volunteer of the Year awards. PHMC’s historic sites and museums rely heavily on volunteers in many capacities, and it’s always a nice occasion when we bring everyone together each spring to celebrate...
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