State Museum http://wesa.fm en Preserving Pennsylvania’s 333-Year-Old Birth Certificate http://wesa.fm/post/preserving-pennsylvania-s-333-year-old-birth-certificate <p>Over ten thousand people visited historic sites in the Commonwealth this week to celebrate Pennsylvania’s history. This year marks the 333 birthday of the Pennsylvania Charter given by King Charles of Great Britain to William Penn on March 4, 1681.</p><p>Howard Pollman, spokesperson for the <a href="http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt?open=512&amp;mode=2&amp;objID=1426">Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission</a>, says the Charter is meticulously preserved at the State Museum in Harrisburg and reveals much about the zeitgeist of the era.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 20:25:49 +0000 Essential Pittsburgh 25867 at http://wesa.fm Preserving Pennsylvania’s 333-Year-Old Birth Certificate