Historical Commission

 

The Historical Commission consists of seven members who are appointed to five-year terms by the Board of Supervisors. The members donate their time to oversee the Historic Resources Protection Standards of the Township’s Zoning Code, which provides a comprehensive framework for the preservation of historic sites, objects, buildings, structures and districts in East Bradford Township. The Commission also researches and proposes the nomination of significant resources for placement on the National Register of Historic Places and other appropriate lists or programs. It also reviews and comments on subdivision or land development applications that affect historic resources as well as demolition permits for historic resources.  East Bradford Township is a Certified Local Government and has been a partner in the Federal preservation program since June 29, 2005. The Historical Commission meets on the third Tuesday of every month at 7:00 p.m.  This meeting date/time is occasionally rescheduled for holidays and other conflicts, so please check the calendar for any changes.

 

HISTORIC DESIGN GUIDELINES PROJECT

East Bradford Township is pleased to announce that we are in the process of preparing Historic Design Guidelines – a historic preservation tool to help property owners make informed decisions when altering or restoring historic buildings. For more information, click here or contact Andrea Campisi, Director of Planning and Zoning, at acampisi@telling-surprise.flywheelsites.com.

 

ORAL HISTORY PROJECT

The Historical Commission completed a monumental project that involved the compilation of 12 oral histories of Township residents.  Each history is presented in documentary format.  Learn more about these valued members of our community!

 

WORLDLY GOODS

The Historical Commission published a series of newsletter articles showcasing items (i.e. worldly goods) that were made or owned by 18th or 19th century East Bradford residents.

 

MEMBERS & TERMS

John Marshall, Chair   12/31/25
Elizabeth Bertheaud, Vice Chair  12/31/21
Mary Sue Boyle  12/31/21
Ann Armstrong 12/31/22
Jean Renshaw 12/31/23
Craig Grear 12/31/22
Tom Russo 12/31/24
Staff contact: Andrea Campisi

MINUTES (UNOFFICIAL)

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