Founded in 1936, the Society is the oldest community organization on the Upper Main Line conducting local historical
research, and collecting local resources and photographs, pertaining to the townships of Tredyffrin and Easttown in
eastern Chester County, Pennsylvania.
The Society's public meeting at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday May 17, 2020 has been CANCELLED due to public health concerns.
Local wine expert and author Mike Madaio will explore the fascinating society and culinary culture that made Reading, Pa.
and Berks County one of the best known resort regions in the country in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He will also discuss the
history of wine in Southeastern Pa.
Our History Quarterly Digital Archives are available to all for viewing and searching.
This valuable local history resource contains most of the issues published since 1937, and provides
details and unique perspectives on many aspects of our historic community.
Our extensive and ever-growing Image Collection online database
is hosted in Mike Bertram's section of the site, and features a searchable partial inventory of our collection of historic images.
Mike's Tredyffrin History Digital Archives
section of the site, features interactive maps and useful information about
tax & census returns, roads, mills & tanneries, inns, currency, war reparations, and more.
The Easttown Deed History
section of the site showcases Mike's research on the history of land ownership in Easttown.
The Charlestown History Digital Archives
features Mike's interactive maps and information about
tax & census returns, genealogy, mills & other buildings, currency, war reparations, and more.