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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

The following Historical Marker dedications have been scheduled:

Benjamin Lay

Date/Time:  Saturday, September 22, 1:00 PM
Location:  Near meetinghouse entrance, 520 Meetinghouse Rd., Jenkintown
Sponsor:  Abington Friends Meeting

George H. Earle III

Date/Time:  Friday, September 28, 10:00 AM
Location:  3 Earle's Lane, Newtown Sq.
Sponsor:  Earle Family

Dewey's Sit-in

Date/Time:  Monday, October 1, 12:30 PM
Location:  17th & Locust Sts., Philadelphia
Sponsor:  Equality Forum

William J. McKnight

Date/Time:  Friday, October 12, 5:30 PM
Location:  209 Main St., Brookville
Sponsor:  Jefferson County Historical Society

Oliver Pollock

Date/Time:  Sunday, October 14, 2:00 PM
Location:  Lambs Gap Rd. & Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg
Sponsor:  Cumberland County Preservation Soc. & Bell Tavern Assoc.

Barney Ewell

Date/Time:  Wednesday, October 17, 2:00 PM
Location:  J.P. McCaskey High School, 445 N. Reservoir Street, Lancaster, Lancaster County
Sponsor:  McCaskey Alumni Assoc.

D.T. Watson Home for Crippled Children

Date/Time:  Friday, October 19, 3:00 PM 
Location:  301 Camp Meeting Road, Leet Twp., Allegheny County
Sponsor:  The Watson Institute

Ruth Plumly Thompson

Date/Time:  Saturday, October 20, 2:00 PM
Location:  254 S. Farragut St., Philadelphia
Sponsor:  N/A

Isaac & Dinah Mendenhall

Date/Time:  Saturday, November 10, 1:00 PM
Location:  301 Kennett Pike, Chadds Ford
Sponsor:  Mendenhall Descendants

Standard Chemical Company

Date/Time:  Monday, November 12, 3:00 PM (tentative time) 
Location: Allen Hall, O'Hara Street, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsor:  Flannery Family

Dr. Anna E. Broomall

Date/Time:  November
Location:  Widener University, E. 13th & Chestnut Sts., Chester
Sponsor:  Widener University