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Governor Signs Bills to Preserve French Azilum Historic Site, Honor Longtime...

Gov. Tom Wolf signed into law Act 10 of 2019, formerly House Bill 223, which will transfer ownership of the French Azilum Historic Site, Bradford...

Historic Women’s Suffrage Records Will Be Displayed on 100th Anniversary of...

As part of the 100th anniversary commemoration of women gaining the right to vote, Pennsylvania's original document ratifying the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution will be...

Christopher Columbus’ Replica Ship to Sail Back to America for Tall...

A replica of the ship that discovered America will start its next exploration at Lake Erie. The historic NAO SANTA MARÍA will be sailing into Lake...

Dinniman Honors Veterans, “Rosie the Riveters” on 75th Anniversary of D-Day

As the nation marked the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day invasion, state Senator Andy Dinniman was joined by residents and veterans in honoring those who...

Preservation Ball this Saturday Evening for Gettysburg Monuments Project

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, will host his 16th annual Gettysburg Preservation Ball from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, March 30 in the...

‘Rosie the Riveter’ Day in PA March 21 to Honor Women...

State Rep. Melissa Shusterman, D-Chester/Montgomery, was joined by fellow legislators to adopt H.R. 106, designating March 21, 2019, as Rosie the Riveter Day in...

First Lady Frances Wolf, Pa. Commission for Women Mark 19th Amendment...

As part of Women’s History Month, First Lady Frances Wolf announced a new exhibit at the Governor’s Residence to celebrate the 100th anniversary of...

Tucker: The 50 Production Cars – At the AACA Museum

The mystique surrounding Preston Tucker, the Tucker Corporation and Tucker automobiles is the fascination of many. “Tucker: The 50 Production Cars” will be the second in a series...

March Recognized as Irish-Heritage and Hibernian Heritage Month in Pennsylvania

State Rep. Michael Driscoll, D-Phila., announced he has introduced H.R. 120, designating March 2019 as “Irish-American Heritage Month” in Pennsylvania. “Since this nation’s founding, American citizens...

PA Treasurer and Auditor General to Celebrate Black History Month

Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella and Auditor General Eugene DePasquale will pay tribute to the contributions of the African American community by observing Black History...

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