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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.

Please note that historical marker dedications are scheduled and organized by the local sponsor(s) and their partners.  The type of ceremony, as well as the ceremony’s date, time, location and program, are at the discretion of the local sponsor.  Dedication events are included on PHMC’s website as a courtesy and are subject to change.  Please email the PA SHPO with questions.

Upcoming PA Historical Marker Dedication Events 

McAllister Family Ophthalmic Legacy
DateAugust 21, 2022, TBD 
Location2nd and Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia
SponsorOpticians Association of America

The Palestra
Date: October 2022, TBD
Location: The Palestra, 223 S 33rd St, University of Pennsylvania Campus, Philadelphia
Sponsor: University of Pennsylvania

Pauline Hanauer Rosenberg
Date: Fall 2022, TBD
Location: 417 Lockhart Street, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County
Sponsor: Preservation Pittsburgh