In a Press Release, the City of Philadelphia and PIDC announced the selection of development partners for the redevelopment of […]
News & Insights
In a Press Release, Delaware County Pennsylvania officials announced that the county had been awarded a National Park Service grant […]
The Society for Historians of the Early American Republic (SHEAR) issued a call for papers for their 45thannual meeting that […]
In a press release, the Metropolitan Museum of Art (the Met) announced that in February 2024 it will present its […]
In September, SEPTA is bringing back six PCC (Presidents’ Conference Committee) historic green and cream trolleys that will carry passengers […]
In a press release, the Museum of the American Revolution announced that a rare 1823 engraved printing of the Declaration […]
Conferences & Events
Programs & Projects
Historic Preservation Continuing Education
There is no better place to learn the processes and techniques of historic preservation than the living laboratory of Camden and nearby Philadelphia. The Historic Preservation Continuing Education Program at Rutgers-Camden promotes the importance of historic preservation in communities by bringing together students and a wide range of active professionals in the field. The program offers courses, workshops, and the option of earning a continuing education certificate. With other MARCH projects, recipient of the 2023 Special Recognition Award for Preservation Education, Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia.
Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia
Based at MARCH, with numerous community partners, The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia is a civic project to increase understanding of one of America’s greatest cities. From abolition and the American Revolution to yellow fever and zoning (with cheesesteaks, rowhouses, and hundreds of other topics in between), the digital Encyclopedia and print volumes will offer the most comprehensive, authoritative reference source ever created for the Philadelphia region.
MARCH Professional Services
MARCH Professional Services provides professional historical consulting services at a reasonable cost to non-profit and community organizations across the Greater Philadelphia area. Our trained historians and professionals in allied fields are available for research projects, educational tours and programming, exhibition design, preservation projects, digital engagement, and more.
Partnerships & Affiliations
National Council on Public History
MARCH is pleased to provide editorial assistance for The Public Historian, a journal published by the National Council on Public History and the University of California-Santa Barbara. MARCH supports the NCPH mission to “inspire public engagement with the past and serve the needs of practitioners in putting history to work in the world by building community among historians, expanding professional skills and tools, fostering critical reflection on historical practice, and publicly advocating for history and historians.”
MARCH is an institutional member of the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH), “a national association that provides leadership and support for its members who preserve and interpret state and local history in order to make the past more meaningful to all people.” Webinars from AASLH are among the programs offered at MARCH for public humanities professionals in the South Jersey/Philadelphia region.
MARCH promotes collaboration, innovation, and best practices in public humanities.
We publish news of interest to public humanities professionals in the Mid-Atlantic region of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. Suggestions and submissions are welcome.