Become a Member
We would like to invite you to join the The Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area (HSPA). This is the Society's thirty fifth year.
Please complete an application and return it to us at your convenience.
Please click to view the membership application as a Word Document or as an interactive PDF Document.
The Society has quarterly meetings in March, June, and December on a Wednesday evening starting at 7:30 pm. Our quarterly meetings are held at the Phoenixville Federal Bank & Trust Conference Center located at 564 Nutt Road, Phoenixville, PA. Our annual dinner meeting is held in September. All meetings are free and open to Society members and their friends as well as to the
general public. We have guest speakers at our meetings. Lite refreshments are served after the quarterly meetings.
Please click here to view information about our past speakers.
Members of the Society receive a quarterly newsletter, may conduct free research at our library and museum, partricipate in behind the scenes tours and special events, and obtain a 10% discount on purchases of old maps, photographs, books, and historical items. Our newsletter is
published quarterly and contains articles of local
historical interest as well as news of the Society's activities,
membership, and local events. Society members are also invited to members only special events, walking tours of Phoenixville, and seminars.
The Society has a Museum that is open all year to members and the public on Wednesdays and Fridays between 9 am and 3 pm and the first Sunday of each month between 1 pm and 4 pm. The Society's hours on First Fridays is also from 6 pm to 9 pm.
The Museum has Special Exhibits and currently has an exhibit called "Dames: The Small Town Women Who Made Phoenixville" and it opened on the First Friday in October 2012 and will run through February of 2013.
The Society has had several Special Exhibits in the past year or so including exhibits about Phoenixville Genealogy, Phoenixville Sports, the Golden Years of Phoenixville High School from 1930 to 1979, a U. S. Military Timeline of Living History, Phoenixville Bridges to Somewhere, Music in Phoenixville, Secret Societies in the Land of the Phoenix, Deep in the Mines of Phoenixville, Answering the Call: Phoenixville and the Civil War, and "The Enduring Image", which was a display of rare photographs taken in Phoenixville plus some old and very interesting photos taken elsewhere.