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The Historical Society presents a variety of events and programs throughout the year.  We invite you to join us - you'll always learn something new!

Upcoming Events

Saturday September 2 - All Day


CLOSED


We will be closed on Saturday, September 2, 2017 and Monday, September 4, 2017 in order to celebrate the Labor Day weekend.

Monday September 4 - All Day


CLOSED


We will be closed on Saturday, September 2, 2017 and Monday, September 4, 2017 in order to celebrate the Labor Day weekend.

Tuesday September 5, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Intermediate Genealogy Classes


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.

Tuesday September 12, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Intermediate Genealogy Classes


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.

Tuesday September 19, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Intermediate Genealogy Classes


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.

Saturday September 23, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM


How the Streets Got Their Names


Many of Norristown’s streets are named after the prominent individuals and families who resided in the area in the nineteenth century. This event will feature a walking tour and presentation about that takes a look at the stories of these people and families that have formed Norristown’s identity. The walking tour will begin at 11:00 followed by light refreshments inside the Cemetery’s gatehouse with a presentation from 11:45 pm to 12:30 pm. The presentation will be provided by Barry Rauhauser, Executive Director of the HIstorical Society of Montgomery County.

Tuesday September 26, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Intermediate Genealogy Classes


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.

Saturday October 7 - All Day


CLOSED


We will be closed on Saturday, October 7, 2017 and Monday, October 9, 2017 in order to celebrate the Columbus Day weekend.

Monday October 9 - All Day


CLOSED


We will be closed on Saturday, October 7, 2017 and Monday, October 9, 2017 in order to celebrate the Columbus Day weekend.

Tuesday October 24, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


The History of Style


Getting to know and recognize the various fashionable and regional styles that came and went in early America can help us better understand the history of Montgomery County, PA! This class will take a look at various styles in early American decorative arts and architecture. We’ll look at the ways in which the appearance of objects changed over time from the 17th century to the beginning of the 20th century. Cost for the class is $15 for non-members, $10 for members. Call (610)272-0297 to register.