Page Talbott

(visitors peruse some of the rarely displayed items in the collection of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Fully Renovated Historical Society of Pennsylvania Reopens To Public

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania is celebrating its new, $5.7-million look.


(Benjamin Franklin reënactor Ralph Archbold makes a presentation during a press tour of the renovated Franklin Museum in Old City.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

Ben Franklin Museum in Old City Reopening After Two-Year Spruce-Up

He said he’d rather be useful than rich, but when his museum reopens this weekend, visitors will fiind he was both.