Welcome to the Upper Moreland Historical Commission Online

The Upper Moreland Historical Commission is charged with the responsibility to promote, protect and facilitate the preservation of buildings, structures, sites, objects, and districts of historic significance and value that exist in the Township.

Our meetings are open to the public every 1st Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room of the Upper Moreland Public Library.

About the Commission

Historic Preservation Ordinance No. 1451, enacted July of 2001, contains specifications for the creation of the Upper Moreland Historical Commission, consisting of up to fifteen members from the community with an interest in preserving the history and legacy of Upper Moreland.

Our Members

The UM Historical Commission includes 14 community members from diverse backgrounds.

Current Vacancies: Alternate Member!

News & Events

Membership vacancy: The Commission has a vacant spot for one member-at-large and two alternates. If you are interested, contact us today!

Historical Haunts at the Farmstead

SATURDAY, OCT. 28TH @ 5-7PM 2668 BYBERRY ROAD, HATBORO Please join the Upper Moreland Historical Commission in their 2nd Annual Historical Haunts at the Farmstead. Around a fire, we...

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Family Event, Fall 2023

We’re finalizing details for a fall event as a follow-up to last year’s highly successful “Historical Haunts at the Farmstead”

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Commission Projects

The UMHC works hard throughout the year on projects that preserve our history and showcase our wonderful community.


Mineral Springs Pavilion, Streetlight Banners

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Historical Signage

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Ferguson Tract Special Signage

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Submit A Piece of History

As our township continues to grow and thrive, so too does the depth of our knowledge of its history. If you would like to share a story or artifact relevant to Upper Moreland’s history, please send us a note!

Partner Links

The Upper Moreland Historical Commission works closely with other community groups to best preserve, honor, and share our local history with the community.

Historic Inventory

The Historical Commission is charged with administering the Historic Preservation Ordinance No. 1451 and developing an inventory of qualifying properties.

In this pursuit, the commission has created a live, interactive map that details all the properties on the historic inventory.

Willow Grove Walking Tour

Willow Grove United
Methodist Church

34 Old York Rd Willow Grove, PA 19090