New PMPA Board Members Added

Mel Knowlton and Elliott Simon have agreed to join the PMPA Board of Directors. Both have extensive experience as advocates and a long history in the Pennsylvania support system. Read more about their backgrounds by clicking on the Board and Advisory Committee link on the left.

posted on: 6/14/2018 3:38 PM

Pennhurst gets grant toward rebirth as business park

The project was awarded a $10 million grant-and-loan package from a state program aimed at funding early site preparation for big projects.


posted on: 11/22/2017 10:21 AM

Next PMPA Meeting

The next meeting of the PMPA will be held on June 16, 2018 at 426 B Darby Road, Havertown, PA at the PMPA office, starting at 10 AM. For additional information call Janet Albert-Herman at 610-777-0945.

posted on: 11/15/2017 6:30 PM

Philadelphia Inquirer article

A thoughtful Philadelphia Inquirer piece on the haunted attraction: 'What happened when I visited Pennhurst's Haunted Asylum'


posted on: 10/20/2017 9:42 AM

Work begins on sequel to 'i go home' documentary

An i go home sequel is in the works with a planned release date in late 2018


posted on: 8/27/2017 12:24 PM

WITF Pennhurst documentary

WITF public television station produced the Pennhurst documentary i go home that features many PMPA Members.


posted on: 4/25/2016 5:05 AM

Sponsor our traveling exhibit

Host our Traveling Exhibit: The Pennhurst Story - from Tragedy to Disability Rights. A free traveling exhibition detailing the rise and fall of the infamous Pennhurst State School and Hospital


posted on: 3/5/2016 1:42 PM

The Arcadia Pennhurst Book is Available!

Pennhurst State School and Hospital (Images of America) by the PMPA's J. Gregory Pirmann is now available for purchase at Amazon!


posted on: 6/3/2015 1:39 PM

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posted on: 1/17/2015 7:48 AM

The Final Pennhurst Re-Use Design and Feasibility Study Is Released

The PM&PA was awarded a $50,000 design services grant through the American Institute of Architects' Community Design Collaborative. Thanks to the kind cooperation of property owner Richard Chakejian, the grant was used to conduct a conceptual design/feasibility study to examine what could very well may be the most groundbreaking adaptive re-use in Pennsylvania history.


posted on: 9/27/2010 7:10 AM

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