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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 

Spencer Fullerton Baird
Date: 12/16/21, 10:00 AM
Location: 50 N. 5th St., Reading, Berks County
Sponsor: City of Reading and Baird Ornithological Club

Ephrata Female Composers
Date: 3/19/2022, TBD
Location: Ephrata Cloister, Ephrata, Lancaster County
Sponsor: Ephrata Cloister

Black Student Walkouts
Date: 3/19/2022, TBD
Location: Former Board of Education Building, 2100 Winter Street, Philadelphia 

Liberty Bell Rescue
Date: 5/30/2022, 2:00 PM
Location: 620 W. Hamilton Street, Allentown, Lehigh County
Sponsor: Liberty Bell Museum