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2011-05-17 12:49:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists have confirmed that researchers working at The State Museum of Pennsylvania in 2004 discovered a new dinosaur dating from the Late Triassic period.

2011-03-09 09:52:00

Store in Commonwealth Keystone Building to Close March 25 HARRISBURG, Pa., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania State Bookstore, located in the Commonwealth Keystone Building, 400 North St., Harrisburg, will close on March 25, the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) said today. Publications, including those produced by various state agencies, commercial publishers and academic presses, will be available online at www.PABookstore.com, a partnership of PHMC...

2011-02-22 12:32:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission will honor the commonwealth's 330th birthday by displaying the original Penn Charter in an exhibit that will open on Charter Day, Sunday, March 13, at The State Museum in Harrisburg.

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.

2010-07-07 11:58:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The State Museum of Pennsylvania has been nationally recognized for its exhibit featuring the 75th anniversary of President Franklin D.


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