Last updated: 3/16/2010
Boyertown, Pennsylvania
Street Address
43 South Chestnut St
Boyertown, PA 19504
Mailing Address
43 South Chestnut St.
Boyertown, PA 19504
Hours
Office Hours
Monday - Tuesday9 AM - 4 PM
Library Hours
Thursday1 PM - 9 PM
and by appointment
Admissions
There is a $5.00 admission fee for non members.
Services
Special Event Rental
Staff
Lindsay Dierolf, Director
phone: 610-367-5255
Description

Our meeting room is available to other groups for events or programs on an as needed basis.

Our mission is to collect and preserve the history of the Boyertown area, and to make it available for research, educational and the general enjoyment of those in our community.

History

The Boyertown Area Historical Society was organized in 1972 to preserve the unique history and culture of the Boyertown area. In 1974 we moved to our present location and established a small museum and a research library.

Artifact Collections

We maintain collections of vintage clothing, local industrial and business artifacts, household items, school and church memorabilia, and military items.

Research Collections

Our research materials include local church and cemetery records, business records, photographs, local history, Pennsylvania German culture materials, tax and census records. .

Educational Programs

We offer guided tours for many types of groups or for individuals, people are also welcome to wander the exhibits at their leisure. The tours are by donation. We offer presentations nine times throughout the year on topics of historical interest, These are open to the general public.

Library

Access: General Public, Students, Scholars, Members

Appointment required: No

Publications

We issue a newsletter of information and events on a monthly basis except during the Summer months.

  • The Gazette
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