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The Historical Society of Pennsylvania


The Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Research Colonial Ancestry!

Ever wondered if you had family members that fought in the civil war? Check out the Historical Society of Pennsylvania founded in 1824! With over 600,000 printed items, some 21 million manuscripts, and 350 plus years of American history it's sure to be a real treat.

 

There's a small entrance fee to the library, but if you wish to donate to the society and become a member, entrance to the library is free. Their hours are 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm Tuesday - Thursday and 10 am - 5:30 on Friday. This is a must see if you're planning a historical trip in Philadelphia. You may even learn about an unknown ancestor or two!

Location: 1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19107
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Phone: 215-732-2680
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1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19107