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2014-11-03 16:24:16

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) today announced the appointment of David Carmichael as State Archivist.

2011-07-06 09:03:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A book about Civil War veterans who became governors and an exhibit about Pennsylvania's founder have earned important national awards, the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission said today.

2011-06-06 09:47:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Historic and Museum Commission (PHMC), in partnership with the Friends of Washington Crossing Park (FWCP), will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for renovations to the Washington Crossing Visitor Center at 10:30 a.m.

2010-10-13 10:12:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) announced today that the State Archives of Pennsylvania will close from Oct. 18 through Feb. 3, 2011, for needed renovations. While Oct.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.