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Gov. Wolf Celebrates $4 Million Investment in York County African American...

Governor Tom Wolf visited the future site of the Crispus Attucks York African American History & Lecture Center which received a $4 million state...
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Preserving History, Yes or No?

We celebrate President's Day in February, MLK Day in January. These are important moments in history but recently, there has been a movement to...

Museum of the Bible, A Must See in DC

Most visitors going to Washington, DC usually make plans to take in some of the many museums on the National Mall like Air and...

Auditor General Celebrates Black History Month with Noted Historian, Upcoming Events

Auditor General Timothy DeFoor celebrated the start of Black History Month by highlighting the life and career of noted historian, and Harrisburg native, Mr....

The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission Awards More Than $2 Million...

The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) has awarded almost $2 million in Cultural and Historical Support Grants to 154 eligible museums and official...

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day in Hampden Township, Cumberland County this Sunday

Please join the Hampden Township Veterans Recognition Committee on Sunday December 5, at 2:00 p.m. for Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day as we recall the...

“Real Philly History, Real Fast” Provides 51 Reasons to Travel to...

A unique book on Philadelphia gives visitors many new reasons to visit the city William Penn founded in 1682. Published by Temple University Press, "Real Philly History, Real Fast" provides...

PA State Museum to Hold Workshops in Archaeology, Saturday, October 30

The State Museum of Pennsylvania will hold its annual Workshops in Archaeology virtually via teleconferercing on Saturday, October 30. Titled Hidden Stories: Uncovering African American...

DCNR Says Delaware Canal State Park, D&L Trail Need $75 Million...

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn made two stops in Delaware Canal State Park in Bucks County to discuss...

2021 Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration to Take Place Thursday, Sept. 30

The Pennsylvania Governor’s Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs announced a multi-agency celebration commemorating Hispanic Heritage Month which will take place on Thursday, Sept. 30,...

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