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January 21, 2011 / Council of State Archivists

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) Provides William Penn Bible for Corbett Inauguration and Public Exhibit

William Penn’s 1698 family Bible will be used in the swearing-in ceremony at tomorrow’s inauguration of Governor-elect Tom Corbett after it was made available through the coordinated efforts of several historical institutions working together behind the scenes led by the PHMC, its Chairman Wayne Spilove announced today.  After the ceremony, the Penn bible will be held at the State Archives and presented to the public at the State Museum of Pennsylvania in March. [link to full article]

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