568 East High Street Pottstown, PA 19464 | 610-970-7355
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2nd and 4th Sundays of each month from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Other times available by appointment

History never looks like history when you are living through it.
John W. Gardner

Become a Member

Please Join us!

Sign up today to become a member of the historical society and take advantage of the many treasures found in our unique library as well as our bi-monthly presentations.

Your membership fees and other donations help sustain our mission.


Member Benefits

  • Bi-monthly Historical Society newsletter which provides updates regarding the next Society meetings, acquisitions, etc.
  • Invitation to attend the bi-monthly Society meetings. These meetings are held the third Monday of the odd months.
  • Free access to the Society’s library and holdings.

Staff & Volunteers

The library is staffed entirely by volunteers. We need volunteers to help index and catalog our collections. We also need volunteers for other projects such as genealogy and historical research. In you like history, please volunteer your time and talents with us.

For more information about the Pottstown Historical Society current projects,
email us at pottstownhistory@gmail.com, or call us at 610-970-7355.

Board of Directors

  • President

    David Kerns

  • Vice President

    Robert Evans

  • Treasurer

    Barbara Toroney

  • Treasurer

    Marie Kelly

  • Secretary

    Laura Groth

  • Secretary

    Jean Sweeney