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The Vision of William Penn

This mural by Vincent Maragliotti is located at the State Museum of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg. The painting measures ninety by twenty-four feet and is intended to show the historical evolution of Pennsylvania and William Penn's ideals of freedom and justice. (Photo by PHMC/Don Giles, 2015)

To learn more about the mural, read The Vision of William Penn: the mural of the William Penn Memorial Museum by Vincent Maragliotti.
Vincent Maragliotti mural, State Museum of Pennsylvania


Pennsylvania Lumber Museum

Pennsylvania Lumber Museum in Galeton opened this new visitor's center in spring 2015. (Photo by PHMC/Kyle Weaver, 2015)
Pennsylvania Lumber Museum


Victorian Streetscape

Victorian streetscape, East End neighborhood, Pittsburgh. (Photo by PHMC/Bill Callahan, 2008)Victorian streetscape, East End neighborhood, Pittsburgh


1776 Constitution of Pennsylvania

The 1776 Constitution of Pennsylvania is held in the collections of Pennsylvania State Archives. (Photo by PHMC/Don Giles, 2015)
1776 Constitution of Pennsylvania


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State Capitol and Historical Marker

The Pennsylvania Historical Marker Program is one of PHMC's most popular programs. (Photo by PHMC/Heather Myers, 2015)
State Capitol Dome and Historical Marker


Pennsbury Manor Inkwell and Quill

These artifacts are from Pennsbury Manor in Morrisville, the recreated country home of William Penn. (Photo by PHMC/Don Giles, 2005)
Pennsbury Manor Inkwell and Quill


Conrad Weiser Homestead

Each spring, on the second Sunday in March, PHMC sites open their doors free of charge to celebrate Pennsylvania's birthday on Charter Day. Here, a reenactor at Conrad Weiser Homestead in Womelsdorf, Berks County, talks with visitors about the colony's negotiations with Native American nations based in Pennsylvania and New York. (Photo by Ryan Patches, 2016)
Conrad Weiser Homestead - Charter Day 2016