John Cadwalader House
21 North Village Avenue
715 North Ship Road
Exton, Pennsylvania 19341
Uwchlan Township Historical Commission was founded in 1975 to promote historic preservation within the township and in conjuction
with the National Bicentennial celebration. The commission meets in the historic John Cadwalader House located at 21 North Village
Avenue on the second Thursday of each month except December. The two Township owned properties, Edith P. Moore School House and the
Cadwalader House are open the first Sunday each month from April to November. Located in the Cadwalader House is the Frances Matthews
Library, where historical documents from the Township’s past are archived. The facilities are also equipped with scanning equipment
to preserve pictures and documents and return the originals to their owner without delay.
The Lionville Historical District was established in 1980. Presently the Historical Commission is cataloging all buildings in the
township built before 1950 as required by county and state regulations..
The Uwchlan Township Tricentennial Book published in 2012 is now available for sale at the Administration Building for $30.00 per
copy. Other publications may be purchased as well. You may order copies to be mailed with an additional cost for postage
and handling. Please call 610-363-9450 during business hours for information.
The Uwchlan Township Historical Commission has openeings for Commission Members.
Applicants should send resume to:
Patricia D. Gaines
21 N. Village Avenue
Applicants should include the following information:
* Name, Address, Phone Number, and Email contact.
List of any prevoius experience with historical sites.
* Interest in Historical Preservation.
* Research Experience.
* Availability during
* Availability on 2nd Thursday evening for monthly meetings.
* Availablity on the first Sunday of the month (April through
November) for site coverage.
Members are appointed for a three year term by Uwchlan
Township Board of Supervisors upon
recommendations from the Uwchlan TOwnship Historical Commission.