History

“Art and Ideals: President John F. Kennedy”, Free Exhibit at Kennedy...

Visitors to the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC can now experience a new exhibit, titled "Art and Ideals: President John F. Kennedy. It's a...

Colonial Williamsburg and Pennsylvania, a shared colonial history you can visit

Colonial Williamsburg is a living history museum located in Williamsburg, Virginia, and is considered one of the premier historical destinations in the United States....

PA Historical & Museum Commission Now Accepting Applications for Keystone Historic...

The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) is now accepting applications from nonprofit organizations and local governments for the Keystone Historic Preservation Grant Program. Grants...

PA Supreme Court Recognizes “The Supreme Court at 300: History, Innovation...

Focused on educating the public about the work and role of the courts, members of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania gathered in Tioga County for...

Governor Tours Future Gettysburg Beyond the Battle Museum Site, Highlights $2.8...

Governor Tom Wolf toured a construction site for the future home of a new, state-of-the-art museum to preserve historic Gettysburg events and artifacts that...

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...