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Pennhurst chronicled by NCPH

The National Council on Public History (NCPH) will be publishing four essays submitted by the PMPA for their prestigious History@work online series.

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posted on: 6/5/2022 2:23 PM


Pennhurst Preservation Historical Fundraiser

On May 28th, we will be hosting a history tour accompanied by special guests, from previous workers to expert historians on site. All the proceeds of this event will go to the PMPA and preservation efforts.

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posted on: 5/11/2022 1:15 PM


Looking for information about a relative?

Are you researching a relative who was a Pennhurst resident? Check out our online resource for family genealogists.

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posted on: 4/27/2022 7:35 AM


Public Hostage Public Ransom: Ending Institutional America

Former PMPA Board Member William Bronston's new book about ending institutionalization at Willowbrook

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posted on: 11/13/2021 1:25 PM


In Memorium

Greg Pirmann. Beloved friend, colleague, PMPA co-founder, and champion for the disabled. 1947-2021

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posted on: 10/20/2021 7:37 PM


New video Added: Geraldo Rivera's Willowbrook Documentary

Geraldo Rivera's shocking expos? of the deplorable conditions and abuses from the Willowbrook State School for children with intellectual disabilities.

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posted on: 7/24/2021 6:10 AM


Pennhurst Tour to Benefit the Spring-Ford Area Historical Society

Have you ever wanted to learn the story of Pennhurst? Explore the grounds and buildings? Now you can! Pennhurst has been kind enough to offer a daytime benefit tour for the Spring-Ford Area Historical Society! A portion of ticket sales will be donated to our museum but these ticket sales also help fund the upkeep and documentation work for Pennhurst!

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posted on: 7/14/2021 10:36 AM


Pennhurst Then and Now

A poem by By Kate Jirik, Ph.D., PMPA Board Member

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posted on: 7/6/2021 3:32 PM


New Board Member

Laura Kennedy - Advocate and board member Arc USA and Willowbrook Task Force

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posted on: 5/29/2021 12:45 PM


New Board Member

Nathan Stenberg - finishing PhD dissertation on Pennhurst and actor and musician

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posted on: 5/29/2021 12:43 PM


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