Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) has been a nationally notifiable condition since the 1920s. As of January 1, 2010, cases of RMSF are reported under a new category called Spotted Fever Rickettsiosis (SFR). This category captures cases of RMSF, Rickettsia parkeri rickettsiosis, Pacific Coast tick fever, and rickettsialpox.
Due to an abundance of caution for our patrons, visitors, and staff, as of March 13 the Historical Society of Pennsylvania will be closed through at least April 10. This includes all research services and programming. Please note that this is a tentative date and subject to change.
Dear Friends, It is our pleasure to invite you to the 2017 Pennsylvania Historical Association Annual Meeting to be held on October 12-14 at the Radisson Lackawanna Station in Scranton, PA. Scranton is a city rich in local history; offering visitors a diverse selection of tourism options including architectural walking tours of the city’s downtown,… More
• Over 15 museums showcasing the historical, cultural and artistic importance of the region. • Pocono Raceway is home to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series; Pocono 400 and Pennsylvania 400 along with NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series as well as IndyCar Pocono 500.
Guide to Historical Philadelphia is a 2.6 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking and is accessible year-round.
(1780) Pennsylvania first state to abolish slavery (1787) Pennsylvania second state to ratify U. S. Consitutition (1790 - 1800) Philadelphia capital of U. S. (1792) Philadelphia shoemakers formed first union (1793) Yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia killed about 2,000 (1794) Whiskey Rebellion occurred - protest against taxes on distilled spirits
Rocky Mountain spotted fever is a big part of the 1947 Republic Pictures movie "Driftwood", starring Walter Brennan, James Bell, Dean Jagger, Natalie Wood, and Hobart Cavanaugh. In December 2013, hockey player Shane Doan was diagnosed with Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and returned to play in January 2014. Other names
Rich with history, the Pocono Mountains has a number of historical attractions and museums to give visitors an educational but also exciting experience.
In 2008, the Q fever case definition was changed to allow for the reporting of chronic and acute Q fever separately. During 2008–2013 the number of reported cases decreased slightly, relative to 2007, returning to high levels in 2014. In 2017, 153 acute Q fever cases were reported, as well as 40 chronic Q fever cases.
This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.. This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States.