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, Penn State University, University Park

  • Apr. 30-May 1, 1981: Fourth Annual Conference

David Bradford House, Washington

  • Mar. 13-15, 1981: War Game and Tactical Displays – 13, 1 to 5 P.M.; 14, 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.; and 15, 12 to 5 P.M.
  • April (Each Weekend), 1981: Craft Demonstrations – Sat., 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.; Sun., 12 to 5 P.M.
  • May 16-17, 1981: Crafts Festival

Daniel Boone Homestead, Birdsboro

  • May 24, 1981: Freedom Run “Cross Country Race – 10 A.M. to 12 P.M.

Historic Preservation Conference, Harrisburg

  • Mar. 25-27, 1981: Third Annual Conference

History Day, Grantville/Hershey Holiday Inn

  • May 15, 1981: Second Annual Statewide Competition

Nathan Denison House, Forty Fort

  • Mar. 22, 1981: Open Hearth Cooking – 1 to 4:30 P.M.
  • Apr. 26, 1981: Quilting Demonstration – 1 to 4:30 P.M.
  • May 24, 1981: Decorative Arts Demonstration – 1 to 4:30 P.M.

Old Chester Court House, Media

  • May 1, 1981: Law Day – 10 A.M. to 2 P.M.
  • May 3, 1981: Polish Day – 10 A.M. to 1 P.M.

Peace Church, Camp Hill

  • Apr. 17, 1981: Good Friday Meditation – 12 to 3 P.M.

Pennsbury Manor, Morrisville

  • Apr. 24-25, 1981: Fifteenth Annual Pennsbury Manor Spring Seminar: “Historic Site Interpretation”

Pennsylvania Military Museum, Boalsburg

  • Apr. 19, 1981: Community Day – 1 to 4 P.M.
  • May 24, 1981: Memorial Day Ceremony – 1 to 5 P.M.

Washington Crossing State Park, Washington Crossing

  • May 8, 1981: Sheep Shearing Day – 10 A.M. to 3 P.M.

William Penn Memorial Museum, Harrisburg

  • Mar. 1981: Changing Exhibits
    • Capital Area Science and Engineering Fair, Mar. 20-24
    • The Lure and Lore of Fishing, Opens Mar. 28
    • Geology of Gold
    • Extinctions and Endangerment
    • Trade With the Indians of Penn’s Woods
    • The Beat of History
    • Scholastic Art A wards, Closes Mar. 8
  • Apr. 1981: Changing Exhibits
    • The Lure and Lore of Fishing
    • Geology of Gold, Closes Apr. 5
    • Extinctions and Endangerment
    • Trade With the Indians of Penn’s Woods, Closes Apr. 12
    • The Beat of History
  • May 1981: Changing Exhibits
    • Greater Harrisburg Arts Festival, Opens May 12
    • Extinctions and Endangerment
    • The Beat of History
    • The Lure and Lore of Fishing
    • Astronomical Contributions by Pennsylvanians, Opens May 2

 

Other Associations

Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford

  • Apr. 26, 1981: Pennsylvania Crafts Fair Day
  • May 22-25, 1981: Annual Antiques Show and Sale

Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh

  • Mar. 4, Apr. 1, May 14, 1981: Historical Lectures – 8 P.M.

Kutztown State College, Kutztown

  • Apr. 10, 1981: Twelfth Biennial History Conference

Library Company of Philadelphia, Philadelphia

  • Through July 3, 1981: Exhibit: On Stage in Philadelphia, 1700-1900

Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference, Pittsburgh

  • May 8-9, 1981: Spring Program Meeting

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

  • Through Apr. 19, 1981: Benjamin West and His American Students

Pennsylvania Federation of Historical Societies, Altoona-Sheraton

  • May 8-9, 1981: Annual Meeting

Pittsburgh Folk Festival, Pittsburgh

  • May 21-24, 1981: Twenty-fifth Annual Festival