Philly Touch Tours, a program that provides historical tours of museums and cultural attractions for the blind and visually impaired, offers its attendees a unique experience of Philadelphia’s history.
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The New Jersey Historical Commission (NJHC), New Jersey State Archives, and New Jersey State Museum are pleased to announce New Jersey Women Make History, the 2019 New Jersey History Conference, scheduled for Friday, November 1, 2019 at Douglass Residential College, Rutgers University – New Brunswick.
IWalk, an app designed as a guide for Holocaust history, is helping visitors contextualize memorials found throughout Philadelphia. The Horwitz-Wasserman Holocaust Memorial Plaza at 16th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is included on the app’s walking trail of the city.
Drexel University, the city of Philadelphia, and the Philadelphia Museum at Atwater Kent are seeking public feedback about a proposed plan to turn stewardship of the museum’s collection over to Drexel. The museum has been closed since July 2018.
“Sanctuary: Past Into Present” is a series of free public seminars offered by The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia. The first event, “In Search of the Underground Railroad,” will take place on April 2 at Rutgers-Camden.
Telling Untold Histories – New Jersey’s annual unconference that looks for human stories yet to be told – will be held on April 26, 2019, in the Paul Robeson’s Campus Center at Rutgers-University Newark.