A Lifetime of Learning

Springtime brings new life to the Pennsylvania Trails of History® with the birth of farm animals, fresh green leaves sprouting on trees and shrubs and new shoots poking up in garden beds. At many of our historic sites, nothing says spring like the arrival of thousands of school-age students with teachers, parents and chaperones in tow. They come to explore history through tours, scavenger hunts,...
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Ewell Sale Stewart Library Books

Established in 1812 “for the encour­agement and cultivation of the sciences, and the advancement of useful learning,” the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia is the oldest natural sci­ences institution in the Western Hemi­sphere. The Academy’s Ewell Sale Stew­art Library, with its extensive collections of books, manuscripts, maps, paintings, and photographs, has been...
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Pennsylvania Heritage Society Newsletter

Topics in the Fall 2006 Newsletter: Teaching American History Project – Summer Highlights Signature Series – David Hackett Fischer at Washington Crossing The Conference on Black History in Pennsylvania Calendar for October – December 2006 Gift Membership to Pennsylvania Heritage Society Recent Grants Received Contributions, June 2006 Welcome New Members  ...
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Pennsylvania Heritage Society Newsletter

Topics in the Winter 2006 Newsletter: The 2005 Annual Appeal PHMC Partner in $1.2 Million Grant Major Conservation Funding to Civil War Project Seasonal Events at the PHMC Youth Projects at PHMC Sites and Museums New Exhibit Celebrates African Americans in Pennsylvania Pennsbury Plus  ...
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PHMC Highlights

PHMC leadership has recently been in the news. Executive Director Barbara Franco has been elected chair of the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) for a two-year term. AASLH, based in Nashville, Tennessee, traces its roots to 1904. It provides leadership and support for members who preserve and interpret state and local history to make the past more meaningful for all...
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Pennsylvania Heritage Society Newsletter

Topics in the Fall 2007 Newsletter: Signature Series: Dr. Guion S. Bluford Jr. at the State Museum of Pennsylvania Seats Available for Two-Day Excursion to Western Pennsylvania New PHS Board of Directors Drake Well Receives Generous Gift Calendar for October – December 2007 Gift Memberships for the Holidays Summer Professional Development for Teachers 2nd Annual Holiday Marketplace  ...
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Pennsylvania Heritage Society Newsletter

Topics in the Spring 2008 Newsletter: Signature Series: Walter Licht and Tom Dublin PHS and PHMC to Lead Civil War Project Signature Series Tour: Gettysburg Calendar for April – June 2008 More Support for Conservation Heritage Initiative State Archives Funding PHS Annual Appeal Support in the Field Welcome New PHS Members New Member Benefit  ...
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Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation Newsletter

Topics in the Fall 2013 Newsletter: Teachers on the Pennsylvania Trails of History Art of the State Opening Calendar for October – December 2014 PA Heritage Board News Welcome New PHF Members Welcome New State Museum Affiliate Members PHF Board  ...
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Pennsylvania Heritage Society Newsletter

Topics in the Winter 2009 Newsletter: New Deal Post Office Murals Exhibit Opening Signature Series Lecture: The Atom and American Life Calendar for January – March 2009 Dr. G. Terry Madonna: Pennsylvanians and Presidential Elections New Deal Post Office Murals Tour Welcome New PHS Members Environmental Heritage Summit Holiday Marketplace 2008 Annual Appeal 2008-2009  ...
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Pennsylvania Heritage Society Newsletter

Topics in the Spring 2009 Newsletter: Signature Series Lecture: Civil Rights and Black Power in Philadelphia Energy Theme Events A Common Canvas Exhibit Opening and Reception Calendar for April – June 2009 Welcome New PHS Members Continued Funding for the Civil War Sesquicentennial in Pennsylvania Support for 2009 Summer Environmental Heritage Internship Grants in the Field  ...
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