Online History

With more than 21 million items in our collections, from diaries and letters to deeds and directories, HSP is one of the most complete and professional genealogy centers in the nation—and the largest in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Digital History Projects

Digital History Projects

Digital history projects present history using new multi-media and technological tools. Each project focuses on a theme. Documents here are offered with historical context or interpretation.
Online Exhibits

Online Exhibits

Online exhibits of documents provide a way of learning about a topic from primary sources. Usually based upon exhibits that were on display at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, these online exhibits allow you to visit again and again.
Media Library

Media Library

Within the Media Library, you will find photographs, video, and audio-casts of programs that have been sponsored by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.



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

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