Author Amy Stewart will discuss her New York Times bestselling book, Wicked Plants, about Mother Nature’s most appalling creations!
All are welcome to the discussion! “Crisp, concise and revealing history…. A fresh narrative that plumbs some of the most dramatic days in U.S. presidential history.” —The Washington Post James Abram […]
All are welcome to join the discussion! Lenape Country is a sweeping narrative history of the multiethnic society of the Delaware Valley in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. After Swanendael, […]
Historian Jonathan Hoppe will share his research into the area’s potter’s fields, where the county’s unclaimed found their eternal rest.
Join photographer John Milleker for a unique and fascinating ‘behind the scenes’ look at the history of the photographic process.
Professor Daniel K. Richter will explore the interactions and agreements between William Penn and the Native people of Pennsylvania.
Illustrator Shayne Davidson, who curated the exhibit, will discuss how she came upon a historic photo album, the treasures it contained, and creating the exhibit. A native of St. Louis, […]
Ida Tarbell, a native Pennsylvanian, lived during the era in which she was known as a “muckraker.” In our time she would have been known as an investigative reporter, with […]
This is the first major biography of the free Black abolitionist William Still, who coordinated the Eastern Line of the Underground Railroad and was a pillar of the Railroad as […]
Dr. Cheryl Renée Gooch, author of Hinsonville’s Heroes: Black Civil War Soldiers of Chester County, Pennsylvania (The History Press), traces the stories of 18 residents of Hinsonville, a free black […]