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Read It, See It

Guide to Read It, See It Series Library Resources

Read It, See It! discover the Fascinating History of Pennsylvania!

You’re invited to discover the fascinating history that surrounds you here in Pennsylvania!    

“PA History: Read It, See It” is a new series of virtual programs presented by the State Library of Pennsylvania in collaboration with  the  Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Each month  features a fun and factual investigation into  one  of the  Trails of History sites. These programs will provide suggestions for  books  related to each topic that  you  may  find at your local  public  library, examples of site-specific  rare and  historic books from the vaults of the State Library’s unique Rare Collections Library,  and a special insider virtual tour of Pennsylvania’s Historic Sites and  Museums. Let us inspire you as you plan seasonal  road trips across our State!      

This free, virtual series is appropriate for  learners and explorers of all ages, and will be held the third Thursday of  each month  from 12pm to 1pm.   

Read It, See It

These research guides feature library and online resources relating to Pennsylvania State Historic Sites administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission featured in the 2021 State Library Public program Read It, See It. The guides provide suggested resources for the study of the history or these specific historical sites as well as the historical industries, cultures, religious communities, etc. they represent