History

PA State Museum Marks 20th Anniversary of 9/11 with New Exhibition

On the morning of September 11, 2001, Col. Paul J. Evanko, then head of the Pennsylvania State Police now retired, raced to a state...

Lt. Gov. Urges Support of Second Lady’s Fundraising Effort to Preserve...

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman is urging Pennsylvanian's to support Second Lady Gisele Fetterman’s awareness and fundraising campaign to preserve Lebanon Cemetery in North York,...

Pennsylvania to Preserve 27 Historic Buildings in the State

Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin and Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission Executive Director Andrea Lowery announced the latest recipients of...

State Historic Preservation Office Wants Your Success Stories for National Historic...

The Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Office is celebrating National Historic Preservation Month throughout May and asking Pennsylvanians to share their communities’ “Preservation Success Stories.” National...

Pennsylvania Historic Sites and Museums to Reopen April 30

The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) announced that it will begin welcoming visitors to state-owned historic sites and museums, including The State Museum of Pennsylvania on...

PA Historical & Museum Commission Celebrates Pennsylvania’s 340th Birthday on Charter Day,...

The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) will celebrate the commonwealth’s 340th birthday on Charter Day, Sunday, March 7, with a virtual display of...

Tigrett Leadership Academy Announces 2021 Online Leadership Seminars

Tigrett Leadership Academy announced that registration is now open for its online “Lessons from Lincoln” and “World War II Leadership Series” training seminars. The...

Governor Orders Flags to Half-Staff for Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Governor Tom Wolf is ordering the United States and commonwealth flags on all commonwealth facilities, public buildings and grounds to fly at half-staff from sunrise...

The State Library Of Pennsylvania Among Top Genealogy Websites In Country

The Pennsylvania Department of Education announced the State Library of Pennsylvania was named one of the best genealogical websites in the country by Family...

House Adopts Heffley Resolution to Reinstate Jim Thorpe as Sole Gold...

A concurrent resolution to reinstate Jim Thorpe as the sole gold medal winner of two 1912 Olympics events was unanimously adopted by the House...