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

Conrad Weiser Homestead, Womelsdorf

  • May 2, 16, 30, 1976: Muster, Tulpehocken Associators, 1-5 p.m.

Daniel Boone Homestead, Birdsboro

  • June 19-20, 1976: Patriot’s Day

Governor Printz Park, Essington

  • April 7, 1976: Visit by the King of Sweden

Old Economy, Ambridge

  • April 4-May 2, 1976: “Covering America,” an exhibit of bed coverings

Old Mill Village, New Milford

  • May 29-31, 1976: Craft Days

Pennsylvania Farm Museum, Landis Valley

  • June 19-20, 1976: Craft Days
  • June 22-25, 1976: Institute of Rural Life and Culture

Pennsylvania Military Museum, Boalsburg

  • May 9, 1976: Memorial Day Celebration, 1-3 p.m.
  • May 29, 1976: Antique Automobile Show
  • May 30 & June 6, 1976: Historical Pageant, 3 p.m.
  • June 5, 1976: Heritage Fair; Girl Scouts in Bicentennial activities

Valley Forge State Park, Valley Forge

  • May 8, 1976: “The Ballad of Valley Forge;” Premier performance by Pottstown Symphony with 500-voice chorus
  • May 22, 1976: “Freedom Valley Festival Fair;” Sing-in and activities by Girl Scouts

Washington Crossing State Park, Washington Crossing

  • March 28, 1976: Council Rock Senior High School Choir; Program of selected arrangements to cele­brate Nation’s birthday, 2 p.m., Memorial Building
  • May 23, 1976: American Legion Services, 2 p.m., Soldiers’ Graves, Bowman’s Hill Section

William Penn Memorial Museum, Harrisburg

  • March 28-May 27, 1976: “Mourning Becomes America,” First Floor Galleries
  • March 27-April 24, 1976: Catholic Bicentennial Exhibit, Galleries ABCDE
  • April 1-30, 1976: Callico Patchwork Art, Little Gallery
  • April 12-26, 1976: Final Judging of the Statewide Mentally Handicapped Art Contest and Exhibit, Loggia
  • April 29, 1976: Classical Festival in conjunction with Department of Education. Student Presenta­tions in Classical Languages, Drama and Art
  • May 8, 1976: Dedication of Period Rooms by the Pennsylvania Federation of Women’s Clubs
  • May 17-31, 1976: “My America – Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow.” Exhibit of 50 state winners in nationwide student competition in arts, crafts and science projects; Co-sponsored by The
  • Bicentennial Commission of Penn­sylvania and the National Education Association, Loggia
  • May 23-June 15, 1976: Harrisburg Arts Festival, Galleries ABCDE and Loggia
  • June 1-30, 1976: Polish Bicentennial Exhibit, First Floor

 

Statewide Historical Associations

Pennsylvania Historical Association

  • April 23-24, 1976: Annual Research Conference, Harrisburg

Pennsylvania Federation of Historical Societies

  • June 12, 1976: Annual meeting, The Pennsylvania State University. University Park