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Calendar of Dedication Events

Since 1946, Pennsylvanians have gathered to unveil, dedicate, and celebrate the installation of new historical markers. Virtually all of these ceremonies are public events, and you're invited to attend those held near where you live or whose subject matter interests you.

Visit this page often, as new events will be listed as soon as they are confirmed. Information is subject to change.


Upcoming PA Historical Marker Dedication Events

Fairview Park

Date/Time: Saturday, August 19, 12PM
Location: 544 E Pittsburgh St., Delmont
Sponsor: Fairview Park Bd. of Directors

Robertson Art Tile Company

Date/Time: Wednesday, August 23, 10AM
Location: S Pennsylvania Ave. & Green St., Morrisville
Sponsor: Morrisville Boro. & Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commis.

Huber Coal Breaker

Date/Time: Monday, September 4, 12:30PM
Location: 101 S Main St., Ashley
Sponsor: Huber Breaker Preservation Society

America's First Iron Puddling Furnace

Date/Time: Sunday, September 10, 3PM
Location: PA 51 and Laurel Hill Rd. (SR 4010), Menallen Twp.
Sponsor: Fayette County Historical Society

Terminal Commerce Building

Date/Time: Thursday, September 14, late AM
Location: 401 N Broad St., Philadelphia
Sponsor: 401 N Broad Lessee, LLC

Pennsylvania Canal (Western Division)

Date/Time: Saturday, September 16, 4:40PM
Location: park adjacent to 476 Canal St., Leechburg
Sponsor: Leechburg Area Museum and Historical Soc.

Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse

Date/Time: Saturday, September 23, 11AM
Location: 3500 Reservoir Dr., Philadelphia
Sponsor: Smith Meml. Playground & Playhouse

First African Baptist Church

Date/Time: Saturday, September 23, 1PM
Location: 67th St. & Lansdowne Ave., Philadelphia
Sponsor: First African Baptist Church

Jefferson Street Ballparks

Date/Time: Saturday, September 30, 11AM
Location: 27th & Jefferson Sts., Philadelphia
Sponsor: NA

Simon Girty

Date/Time: Saturday, September 30, 1PM
Location: Beechwood Blvd. at Federal Hill, Pittsburgh
Sponsor: Squirrel Hill Historical Soc.

John E. Fryer, M.D.

Date/Time: Tuesday, October 3, 12:30PM
Location: 13th & Locust Sts., Philadelphia
Sponsor: Equality Forum

The Jewish Hospital

Date/Time: Wednesday, October 11, 10AM
Location: 5501 Old York Rd., Philadelphia
Sponsor: Einstein Healthcare Network