History, Library, Nature Centers, Science
For 200 years, the Academy has connected people to nature. As Philadelphia's natural history museum, we educate visitors of all ages. Our scientists study evolution, biodiversity and ecology, providing information critical to understanding the natural world. These efforts are supported by a collection of 17 million biological specimens and a celebrated natural-history library.
History, Historical Society, Library, Park
The borough of Alburtis was incorporated in 1913 by the joining of two boroughs, Alburtis & Lockridge. The Alburtis-Lockridge Historical Society began in 1976, the year of our country's bicentennial. We are a group to preserve the history of the villages of Alburtis and Lock Ridge.
Culture, History, Historical Society, Library, Military
Glass, Steel, and Aluminum industries were the economic growth engines for the A-K river valley towns that grew in the shadow of Pittsburgh, attracting entrepreneurs, immigrant labor, and union organizers. You are invited to join in the efforts of the Allegheny-Kiski Valley Historical Society to preserve and celebrate the unique history of this region.
In January 2002, The Balch Institute merged into The Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
The archival and library collections of The Balch have been fully integrated into the Society and relocated to 1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107.
The building at 18 S. 7th Street is for sale. There are no exhibitions nor programs being staged at the 7th Street site. All operations and staff have also been relocated to 13th Street.
The URL for the combined organization is www.hsp.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military, Specialized
The Cresco Station Museum: The society has regular programs at the Cresco Station Museum. From Memorial Day to Columbus Day, there is a monthly performance by local muscians and an Ice Cream Social. The museum is also the site of an Art's and Craft's Exhibit on the second Sunday of each month. Local Artists and Crafters display and sell their work. Exhibits change periodically.
General, History, Historic House, Library, Science, Specialized
the latter part of his life, Charles Brown III developed a passion for collecting old, rare automatic musical instruments. That collection is now part of the Bayernhof Museum. His collection is displayed in almost every room in the house. There are many antique music boxes, “monkey” organs, a Wurlitzer carousel organ, a Reproduco Piano-Pipe organ used in funeral homes and theaters, an Encore Automatic Banjo.
Cogan Station, Pennsylvania
Cemetery, Church, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
Culture, General, History, Historical Society, Library
Our mission is to collect and preserve the history of the Boyertown area, and to make it available for research, educational and the general enjoyment of those in our community.
Historical Society, Library
Board of Trustees
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
Art, Botanical Garden, Culture, History, Library, Park
Exhibiting American art in a 19th-century grist mill, the Brandywine River Museum is internationally known for its unparalleled collection of works by three generations of Wyeths and its fine collection of American illustration, still life and landscape painting.
Art, Culture, Library
The Center displays wood art on site and in our traveling exhibitions and publications. Our International Turning Exchange (ITE) residency program has involved over 100 international residents as it continues through its second decade. The Community Outreach program brings hands-on wood turning and woodworking experience to students throughout the region.
State College, Pennsylvania
History, Historic House, Library
Botanical Garden, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Park
Chestnut Hill, located in the northwestern corner of Philadelphia, is one of the region's most beautiful and architecturally distinguished communities. Flanked by the spectacular Wissahickon Gorge and Cresheim Valley, Chestnut Hill is home to one of the best collections of 19th and early 20th-century residential buildings in the country.
History, Library, Military
The museum was founded by many Civil War veterans as they started collecting their mementos from the war. Eventually they moved the collection to its present site. We have objects ranging from Meade's uniform to Jefferson Davis' smoking jacket, field medical kits, weaponry, even the head of General Meade's favorite horse, Old Baldy!
Cemetery, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
The purpose of The Clarion County Historical Society is the discovery, collection, and preservation of materials pertaining to the history of Clarion County, Pennsylvania, and to encourage the study and appreciation of that history by conducting workshops, exhibitions, and observances which will promote and stimulate the purpose for which the Society, the Museum, and the Library were formed.
Culture, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
The Crawford County Historical Society was founded in 1880. Our purpose is to collect, preserve, and interpret the history of Crawford County. The Society archives contains one of the oldest and most comprehensive repositories for genealogical resources in northwestern Pennsylvania, an extensive library of regional and state histoy and local authors, a large manuscript and photo collection and a massive collection of records of the Erie Railroad.
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
The Cresson Area Historical Association sponsors many events throughout the year that focus on preserving the heritage of the Cresson area.
Culture, History, Library, Specialized
The museum features over 100 antique pieces of Mechanical Music ranging from the 1850's until the 1960's. Located in an old G.C. Murphey building in Franklin, PA. We hav emany talented tour guides who are always happy to give you a tour. All of our machines work and we can play more machines upon request.