Fall 2017 Pennsylvania Heritage magazine

             Fall 2017              Pennsylvania Heritage  magazine

The Fall 2017 issue of Pennsylvania Heritage magazine is available! This fall, enjoy the featured articles:

  • “Castanea…From Blight to Backcross Breeding: Restoring the American Chestnut in Pennsylvania” by Joe Baker,
  • “Restless Progress Made in American: Drawing the Mason-Dixon Line” by Rick Beard, and
  • “Remember Paoli!” by Thomas J. McGuire.

Other great articles, sharing the collections of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission include:

  • “Pepper Hill Fire of 1938” by Karen Galle, coordinator of the Pennsylvania Historical Marker Program, PHMC State Historic Preservation Office
  • “Setting Boundaries: The Penn-Baltimore Agreement” by Richard C. Saylor, archivist at the Pennsylvania State Archives
  • “Worthy of Preservation?” by Andrea MacDonald, director of Pennsylvania’s State Historic Preservation Office
  • “Washington Memorial Chapel” by April E. Franz, coordinator for the National Register Program for the eastern part of Pennsylvania, PHMC State Historical Preservation Office
  • “Trails to the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania” by Amy Killpatrick Fox, museum educator in PHMC’s Bureau of Historic Sites and Museums
  • “Art of the State 2017” by Sean Adkins, social media manager for PHMC
  • Book reviews for
    • John James Audubon: The Nature of the American Woodsman by Gregory Noble, reviewed byWilliam E. Davis Jr., Boston University
    • Sesqui! Greed, Graft, and the Forgotten World’s Fair of 1926 by Thomas H. Kells, reviewed by David R. Contosia, Chestnut Hill College
    • Charles Sheeler: Fashion, Photography, and Sculptural Form edited by Kristen M. Jensen, reviewed by Linda A. Ries, Pennsylvania State Archives, retired
    • Pennsylvania Stories – Well Told by William Ecenbarger, reviewed by Don Sarvey, Editorial Enterprises
  • Other Recent Releases:
    • Gifford Pinchot: Selected Writings edited by Char Miller
    • Butterflies of Pennsylvania: A Field Guide by James L. Monroe and David M. Wright
  • The Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation newsletter
    • “PHF Welcomes New Board President”
    • :A Letter from the New PHF President”
    • “Nancy Moses Presentation and Book Signing”
    • “PHF Recognizes Past Board President for Her Service”
    • “Discount PHF Membership Available for Pennsylvania Teachers”
    • “Become a member of our Giving Circle”
  • “McKean County: The Kinzua Bridge” by Pamela W. Reilly, historic preservation specialist in PHMC’s State Historic Preservation Office
  • “CCC Worker Statue at Pennsylvania Lumber Museum” by Kyle R. Weaver, Pennsylvania Heritage magazine editor