Historical Commission


The Upper Dublin Historical Commission was established in 2006 by the Upper Dublin Board of Commissioners, under Ordinance #1175. Visit the documents web page to download the ordinance and the associated resource inventory referred to in the ordinance.


Meetings take place the fourth Monday of each month, at 7:00 pm, at the Township Building. All meetings are open to the public. Visit the Township Event Calendar to check on meeting days, dates, times and locations.

Historical Commission Meeting Minutes can be downloaded each month after approval at the next meeting.

Historical Commission Members

The seven members of the Historical Commission of Upper Dublin Township are volunteers (re)appointed for a period of three years by the Board of Commissioners. Its membership represents a range of professional expertise and community interests.

Member Term Expires
Joan Wolff, Secretary December 31, 2017
Avis Wanda McClinton December 31, 2017
Ian Riccaboni December 31, 2018
Cheryl Clark December 31, 2018
Donah Zack Beale December 31, 2018
Christopher Pastore, Chair December 31, 2019
Deborah Crowe December 31, 2019


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Contact the Historical Commission:

The Commission welcomes and encourages your suggestions for possible programming as well as your thoughts, ideas, or concerns about history and architecture and its role in our community. Please write to us at the Township address or send the Historical Commission an email.

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Mission Statement
The Upper Dublin Historical Commission seeks to foster awareness and appreciation of our community’s history, encourage the preservation of local resources, and offer information and assistance to residents and owners of commercial and residential properties.

Historic Preservation
Visit the Historic Preservation web page for more information about historic preservation in Upper Dublin and links to helpful web sites including preservation briefs provided by the National Park Service.

Guide to Researching the History of Upper Dublin Properties
The Historical Commission has compiled a guide to researching Upper Dublin properties. Download the guide.

Icon of Guide-Researching the History of Upper Dublin Properties Guide-Researching the History of Upper Dublin Properties (129.6 KiB)

Historic Site Surveys

Surveys were conducted to select residents' top ten historic sites in October of 2008 and October of 2009.

Download the survey results and images.

Icon of Historic Site Survey Results 2008 Historic Site Survey Results 2008 (189.0 KiB)

Icon of Historic Site Survey Results 2009 Historic Site Survey Results 2009 (447.3 KiB)


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