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9:00 am

1681 PA Charter on Display

March 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until March 13, 2020

State Museum of Pennsylvania 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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In celebration of the commonwealth's 339th birthday, the William Penn’s original 1681 Charter will be on display Friday, March 6 at 9 AM through Friday, March 13 at 1 PM. England’s King Charles II used the Charter to grant the land that is now Pennsylvania to founder William Penn. This document is sometimes referred to ...

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10:30 am

StoryTime

March 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Gather in the Anthropology and Archaeology Gallery to discover the many ways Native Americans used sunflowers in their daily life.  Enjoy our story Ten Seeds by Ruth Brown and take a packet of sunflower seeds home to sprout.  StoryTime is our popular reading series for children aged 3 to 5. Each reading is held in ...

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11:30 am

Animals of the Night

March 6 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Designed for young viewers, this traditionally-styled show helps viewers use their imaginations to see pictures in the sky, learn about constellations, basic movements of the Earth, and discover animals that can be found in Pennsylvania and in the night sky. A Production of the Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content appropriate for ...

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12:15 pm

Gradual Abolition of Slavery Act

Learn at Lunchtime: Gradual Abolition of Slavery Act

March 6 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Archivists Megan Evans and Darrill Ersery of the Pennsylvania State Archives will discuss the Gradual Abolition of Slavery Act of 1780 which has its 240th anniversary this year and will be displayed with the Charter on Charter Day. Focusing particularly on the laws effect on enslaved and free black people in the Commonwealth with particular ...

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1:00 pm

We Are Astronomers

March 6 @ 1:00 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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This exciting show reveals the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb ...

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