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USAHEC to Display National “Treasures”
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The property receipt for the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima; Brigadier General Judson Kilpatrick’s Civil War presentation sword; General Omar N...
Students Compete for Honors at the National History Day in Pennsylvania State Contest
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On May 12 and 13, 2015, more than 1,000 students, teachers, and parents from across the Commonwealth will converge on Millersville University to ...
All Veteran Parachute Team Returns to 2015 Army Heritage Days
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Army Heritage Center Foundation to Host Army Birthday Commemoration Dinner
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March 6, 2015 – The Vietnam War

Documents, photographs, and classroom methods to help teachers prepare for the 50th Anniversary of America’s most controversial war.

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August 14, 2015 – NHD in PA

A hands-on guide to planning for National History Day in Pennsylvania for new and veteran teachers.  Guest Speaker:  Peter Miele, Seminary Ridge Museum

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November 13, 2015 – The Cold War

An review of the Cold War, resources from different periods, and interviews with veterans.

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Pennsylvania Act 48 Professional Development Hours

The Army Heritage Center Foundation will provide proof of participation that can be submitted to your school's Act 48 administrator to receive credit through your school.

Continuing Professional Education is important in Pennsylvania. Act 48 of 1999 requires all professional educators holding Pennsylvania public school certificates to participate in Continuing Professional Education. For more information about Act 48 please click here.

The following programs can provide Act 48 opportunities for Pennsylvania Teachers:

Perspectives in Military History Lecture Series

Brooks E. Kleber Memorial Readings in American History