• The History of Montgomery County

    Learn More About the History of Montgomery County, PA!

  • How the Streets Got Their Names

    Our cemetery walk and presentation on Saturday, September 23, 2017 looks at the families and individuals for which some of our local streets take their name. The event will feature a walking tour of Historic Montgomery Cemetery that begins at 11:00 am followed by light refreshments inside the Cemetery’s gatehouse with a presentation from 11:45 am to 12:30 pm.

  • ON EXHIBIT: Norristown Remembered: The Art of Frank Batson

    The Historical Society of Montgomery County is pleased to present Norristown Remembered — an exhibit that features Frank Batson’s paintings of Norristown and the surrounding region.

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Intermediate Genealogy Classes
Tuesdays in September!

The Historical Society of Montgomery County’s fall genealogy course will help you delve deeper into the past! Genealogist Rose Brown will present this four week workshop, Intermediate Genealogy, for those who want to go further into their genealogical research and learn more about the process of tracking down history. Cost for the series is $40 for non-members, $10 for members. Call (610)272-0297 to register.


Funding for the Historical Society of Montgomery County is supported by a grant from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission,
a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.