Welcome


The Historical Society meets the second Monday of every month at 7:00 pm
at the West Rockhill Township Building located at 1028 Ridge Road Sellersville, Pa. 18960.
The Mission of the Historical Society is to preserve and protect the heritage and history of West Rockhill township through documentation, acquisition of artifacts and collection of oral history, thus becoming a source of local historic information for the public, that can be disseminated through the media, meetings and personal study. West Rockhill Historical Society is a 501(c) (3) Non-Profit organization

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WILL BE HOLDING OUR 7TH ANNUAL RECYCLING DAY ON SATURDAY OCTOBER 15, 2022, 9-1.

At the West Rockhill Township Building 1028 Ridge Road, Sellersville

 $10 donation per car proceeds go to the historical society. READ

MORE ABOUT THE HOW AND WHY OF THIS RECYCLING

 EVENT. GO TO THE LEFT OF THE SCREEN AND CLICK

COMMUNITY SERVICE EVENTS.  The following will be accepted: 

 TV's, Computer Towers, Tablet, Printers, Keyboards, Laptops,

Game Consoles, Stereo, Radios, Cell Phones, Phones, Calculators and

Small Appliances

 Additional Disposal Fees

Computer Monitors ($5)

Microwave Ovens ($10)

Flat Screen TVs ($20)

Air Conditioners, Dehumidifiers and

Air Purifiers ($20)

Older CRT Monitors & TVs ($35-$75)

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13Th Annual Shredder Event :  October 29, 2022. 11-1


We know everyone has been cleaning out their, closets, attics, basements,

 sheds, and garages. Don't forget to save you shredding material and 

recycling, we will be at the township in October.

 Safely get rid of all those papers you're afraid to put

in the trash. Watch as your old bank statements, 

financial statements, cancelled checks and catalogs 

are shredded. No need to remove staples, paper clips

or binder clips. All shredded material is 100% 

recycled.NO cardboard, three ring binders, hard

bound books, phone books or thick catalogs. This event is

open to the public, residency is not a requirement. 

 Location: West Rockhill Township Building 1028 Ridge Road, 

Sellersville. $5 donation per file box. Proceeds go to the 

Historical Society. Businesses Welcome

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 West Rockhill Historical Society would like to thank everyone who participated in our first annual Heritage House Festivals. We could not have done it without all our vendors and volunteers. 


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The Historical Society has two published works, 
read more about them click
 Published Works in the left-hand column
 
Do you want to learn more about West Rockhill? Buy Images of America: "East and West Rockhill Townships" or our newly published cookbook " A Taste Of Rockhill History".   The Historical Society will be at the annual  Septemberfest at James Park across from the West Rockhill Township Building on September 25th.  See you there!! 
 

Adopt- A - Highway
The Adopt A Highway program operates in 49 states Puerto Rico,
 Canada, New Zealand, Australia and Japan all have similar programs
 although some go by different names. The program is set up in two
mile increments with a sign posted along the route stating the name 
of the group adopting and cleaning up that stretch of roadway twice a 
year. The Historical Society adopted a part of Allentown Road in 2017
 from Ridge Valley to Esten Road. We will be out there twice a year in 
April and October to help keep West Rockhill Beautiful.

     

West Rockhill Historical Society

 


                    The West Rockhill Historical Society is embarking on its most                           ambitious endeavor...the renovation and restoration of the                               farmhouse now known as Heritage House located in James                             Memorial Park. The object is to have this building serve as the                         Society's headquarters, as a museum and as a research center.                      To watch our progress and learn more about the farmhouse and                      how you can help click on Heritage House on the menu bar on                        the left of the screen.
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Highland Park Camp Meeting is the first property in West Rockhill to be placed on the National Registry of Historic Places.
Highland Park was eligible for the National Register for its important local example of the camp meeting movement and is a good example of the typical design and building types associated with camp meetings in the late 19th century.
It also has remarkably retained many of the characteristics of its early construction.
To be listed on the National Register is an honor and a tribute to those who have lovingly maintained Highland Park for nearly 125 years.
The sign above needs no explanation, but if you want to read more about Highland Park, It's history and the Historical Societies mission to place the park on the Registry for Historic Places, just click on Highland Park on the list at the upper left on this page.
 The award above was given to West Rockhill Historical Society in recognition by the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia and is the recipient of the John Gallery Award for Community Action for our efforts to place Highland Park on the National Register of Historic Places. Read more about the award and Highland Park click on activities or Highland Park on the menu bar to the left. 

     


The award above was given to West Rockhill Historical Society in recognition by the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia and is the recipient of the John Gallery Award for Community Action for our efforts to place Highland Park on the National Register of Historic Places. Read more about the award and Highland Park click on activities or Highland Park on the menu bar to the left. 
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Coming Soon:

Fred Diseroad is not only a distinguished architect,

businessman, charter member of the West Rockhill

Historical Society, past Secretary of the society, and

artist, he has now added to his repartee, Author. The

society will soon publish a coffee table edition

containing over 200 of his ink sketches.