Press Release: PHMC Chair Nancy Moses, Discusses Her Book at The State Museum, May 17

Press Release: PHMC Chair Nancy Moses, Discusses Her Book at The State Museum, May 17

Nancy Moses, author and Chair of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) will discuss her new book, Stolen, Smuggled, Sold: On the Hunt for Cultural Treasures on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at The State Museum of Pennsylvania. Moses will share her fascinating work exploring iconic cultural treasures that were stolen, smuggled, or sold, and …

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Press Release: May 2017 Highlights

Press Release: May 2017 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for May 2017: StoryTime: Jump Frog Jump by Robert Kalan – Friday, May 5 10:00 AM -11:00 AM Gather with us in Curiosity Connection to learn about frogs! Sing a song, play a fun frog game and enjoy our story Jump, Frog, Jump by Robert …

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Press Release: Historian Brent D. Glass to Discuss “50 Great American Places”

Press Release: Historian Brent D. Glass to Discuss “50 Great American Places”

The State Museum of Pennsylvania welcomes Dr. Brent D. Glass who will discuss his new book, 50 Great American Places: Essential Historic Sites across the U.S., at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, October 26. From Massachusetts to Florida to Washington to California, 50 Great American Places takes readers on a journey through our nation’s history. Sharing …

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50 Years of History: The State Museum and Archives Complex

50 Years of History: The State Museum and Archives Complex

  The State Museum of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania State Archives were physically joined in a new, modern architectural complex 50 years ago.  Designed by the Harrisburg-based architectural firm of Lawrie and Green, the complex opened in 1964 and was dedicated in October 1965. First known as the William Penn Memorial Museum and State Archives, …

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