Pa. approves 36 new historical markers honoring artist Keith Haring, others
The markers will find their homes in 18 of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties, including Allegheny, Beaver, Berks, Cambria, Clinton, Delaware, Erie, Huntingdon, Jefferson, Lawrence, Lehigh, Lycoming, Monroe, Montgomery, Philadelphia, Schuylkill, Washington, and York counties.
State lawmaker floating privatizing ‘historical recognitions,’ criticizes state diversity efforts
Taking issue with the state’s top historical agency and its initiatives to reflect the diverse history of Pennsylvania, a state lawmaker has called on the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission to get out of the historical marker business. State Rep. Parke Wentling, R-Crawford, penned an Op-ed last week featured in City & State Pennsylvania, a […]
Historic sites, museums around the state set reopening date
On April 30, the State Museum of Pennsylvania and the more than two dozen sites under state jurisdiction will begin operating under reduced hours and limited capacity, which will vary by site.