Pennsbury Manor

Three hundred and twenty-five years ago this autumn, on October 28, 1682, to be precise, William Penn (1644–1718) arrived at Upland, now Chester in Delaware County, to begin laying the foundations of his “Holy Experiment,” his beloved province of Pennsylvania. Nearly eighteen months earlier, in March 1681, he had received the charter for land that is now Pennsylvania from England’s King Charles...
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Advanced Technology “Rubs” the Ancient Past

With more than 400,000 visitors, the Pennsylvania Farm Show, held each January, is a terrific opportunity to highlight the best of Pennsylvania agriculture. It’s also an exciting venue to showcase Pennsylvania archaeology and remind the public that archaeological sites are important endangered resources that need protection. Since 1980, PHMC’s Bureau for Historic Preservation and The...
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