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

Black History Conference, Millersville State College, Millersville

  • Apr. 1-2, 1980: 3rd Annual Conference

Brandywine Battlefield, Chadds Ford

  • May 24-25, July 5-6, 1980: Military Demonstrations

Bushy Run Battlefield, Jeannette

  • May 26, 1980: Memorial Day Service – 9 A.M.

Daniel Boone Homestead, Birdsboro

  • Mar. 9, Apr. 4, May 4, 1980: 1st Pennsylvania Brigade Long Rifle Shoot – 10 A.M. to 2 P.M.

Ephrata Cloister, Ephrata

  • May 17, 1980: Cloister Chorus Concert

Nathan Denison House, Forty Fort

  • Mar. 23, 1980: Colonial Cooking Demonstration – 1 to 5 P.M.

Old Chester Courthouse, Chester

  • May 1, 1980: Law Day
  • May 3, 1980: Polish Day

Pennsbury Manor, Morrisville

  • May 23-24, 1980: 14th Annual Americana Spring Seminar: “Historic Landscapes and Gardens”

Pennsylvania Military Museum, Boalsburg

  • May 18, 1980: Memorial Day Ceremony

Searights Toll House, Fairbank

  • May 17-18, 1980: National Pike Days

Washington Crossing State Park, Washington Crossing

  • Apr. 26, 1980: Scholarship Awards Ceremony – 2 P.M.
  • May 2, 1980: Sheep Shearing Day
  • May 18, 1980: Annual Memorial Service – 2 P.M.

William Penn Memorial Museum, Harrisburg

  • Mar. 1980: Changing Exhibits
    • Capitol Area Science and Engineering Fair, Closes Mar. 26
    • Scholastic Art Awards, Closes Mar. 9
    • Celebrations in Wood: The Carvings of John Scholl, Closes Mar. 23
    • A Toast to History: Commemorative Flasks, Closes Mar. 30
    • Carl Sundberg Enamels – Contemporary Optical Art, Opens Mar. 22
    • Eternal Color – Color in Minerals
    • Woodworks: Cooking and Eating Utensils
    • Meteorites: Remnants of Our Cosmic Beginning
  • Apr. 1980: Changing Exhibits
    • Famous Mineral Localities, Opens Apr. 5
    • Woodworks: Cooking and Eating Utensils
    • Carl Sundberg Enamels – Contemporary Optical Art
    • Eternal Color – Color in Minerals
    • Meteorites: Remnants of Our Cosmic Beginning
  • May 1980: Changing Exhibits
    • Famous Mineral Localities
    • Born to be Free – American Eagle as Symbol, Opens May 10
    • Harrisburg Arts Festival, Opens May 24
    • Carl Sundberg Enamels – Contemporary Optical Art
    • Woodworks: Cooking and Eating Utensils
    • Eternal Color – Color in Minerals, Closes May 4
    • Meteorites: Remnants of Our Cosmic Beginning
    • Arts in Pennsylvania: Issues for the ’80s, Conference & Exhibit, May 1-3

 

Other Historical Associations

Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, Lancaster

  • Mar. 29, 1980: Genealogy Conference

Pennsylvania Collection of Fine Arts at the Executive Mansion, Harrisburg

  • Through May 1980: Exhibition

Pennsylvania Federation of Historical Societies, Landis Valley

  • May 2-3, 1980: Annual Meeting