The Historical Society of Pennsylvania is committed to working with teachers to help students learn American history and historical thinking skills.

For Teachers

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania is committed to working with teachers to help students learn American history and historical thinking skills.   Our vast collection provides content for lessons connected to academic standards - from the founding of the nation through the twentieth century.  We have publications, online lessons, workshops, special library orientations, and more. Check out the offering on this page and contact us directly to set up programs and visits that best meet your needs.

  • The Historical Society of Pennsylvania has many resources to help teachers use the collection.  Search our Unit Plans and Primary Sources to find a useful resource for the classroom.

    Educational Resources

    The Historical Society of Pennsylvania has many resources to help teachers use the collection. Search our Unit Plans and Primary Sources to find a useful resource for the classroom.
  • HSP's Educator Blog is a place for those of interested in history education to share news of events, resources, and teaching tips.

    Education Blog

    HSP's Educator Blog is a place for those of interested in history education to share news of events, resources, and teaching tips.
  • The Historical Society of Pennsylvania hosts programs and workshops throughout the year especially for teachers.

    Professional Development

    The Historical Society of Pennsylvania hosts programs and workshops throughout the year especially for teachers.
  • Need new ideas on how to teach American history and civics? Search our database of plans to discover plans aligned to the PA Core Standards and the Pennsylvania State Standards (SAS).

    Unit Plans

    Need new ideas on how to teach American history and civics? Search our database of plans to discover plans aligned to the PA Core Standards and the Pennsylvania State Standards (SAS).
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Address

1300 Locust Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107 (map)
T: (215) 732-6200

F: (215) 732-2680

Library Hours

Tuesday: 12:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday: 12:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Thursday: 12:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Friday: 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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