Historical Commission

Cadwalader House
Regular Meetings
  • The 2nd Thursday of every month, no meeting in December
  • 7:30 pm - open to the public
  • John Cadwalader House
    21 N. Village Ave.
    Lionville, PA 19341
Site Coverage Meetings
  • The 1st Sunday of every month (April through November)
  • John Cadwalader House
    21 N. Village Ave.
    Lionville, PA 19341

Commission History


Uwchlan Township Historical Commission was founded in 1975 to promote historic preservation within the township and in conjunction with the National Bicentennial celebration. The commission meets in the historic John Cadwalader House located at 21 North Village Avenue on the second Thursday of each month except December.

Township Owned Properties


The 2 township owned properties, Edith P. Moore School House and the Cadwalader House are open the first Sunday each month from April to November. Located in the Cadwalader House is the Frances Matthews Library, where historical documents from the Township’s past are archived. The facilities are also equipped with scanning equipment to preserve pictures and documents and return the originals to their owner without delay.

Lionville Historical District


The Lionville Historical District was established in 1980. Presently the Historical Commission is cataloging all buildings in the township built before 1950 as required by county and state regulations.

Publications


The Uwchlan Township Tricentennial Book published in 2012 is  available for sale at the Administration Building for $30 per copy.
Other publications may be purchased as well. You may order copies to be mailed with an additional cost for postage and handling. Please call 610-363-9450 during business hours for information.
More information in our Book Store.