Our Mission & History

OUR MISSION

The mission of the Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area is to identify, collect, preserve, interpret, and disseminate materials and information pertaining to Phoenixville area history in order to assist and educate the public in understanding and appreciating their Phoenixville area heritage and how it relates to their lives.

HSPA NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY:

It is the policy of HSPA to ensure equal treatment without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, national origin, or any characteristic protected by law.  HSPA prohibits any such discrimination or harassment and does not tolerate racism against any member, volunteer, or visitor.  We are committed to creating a friendly and welcoming environment within our organization and during any visits, tours, talks, or events.

The Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area is a Pennsylvania Non-profit  Corporation with an IRS status of 501(c)(3).  Donations to the Society may be tax-exempt. The Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area has two registered fictitious names with the PA Department of State, which are HSPA and Phoenixville Historical Society.

The term Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area as used in this Legal Notice and Disclaimer is intended to include the Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area, HSPA, Phoenixville Historical Society, its officers, board members, directors, members, volunteers, agents, and webmaster(s).

The Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area’s museum, archives, website, Facebook, and Twitter, are intended for personal use only and are not intended for any commercial purpose without the expressed written consent of the Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area.

The Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area’s Museum, Archives, website, Facebook, Twitter, and e-mail’s articles, information, documents, maps, photographs, and images of people, places & streets, buildings, local sites, majolica, artifacts, events, and various items are the property of The Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area or other authorized parties. The reproduction or publication of these items is absolutely prohibited unless specifically authorized, in writing, by The Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area.

Please be aware that all of the materials, records, documents, photographs, data, images, drawings, and maps obtained from The Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area, web site, Facebook, Twitter, and e-mails are governed by law, including U. S. copyright and trademark laws as well as by privacy laws. Any improper or unauthorized reproduction or publication of any such materials, records, trademarks, documents, data, images, drawings, maps, and photographs may be a violation of the law.

The Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area, Archives, Museum, website, Facebook, Twitter, and e-mails are provided as a courtesy, convenience, service, and resource to our members and to the community. The Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area makes no representations or warranties about the accuracy, completeness, or suitability of this information for any purpose. Although The Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area makes reasonable efforts to include accurate and timely information, inadvertent errors and/or omissions may occur.

The Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area disclaims any responsibility of any kind, expressed or implied, as to any matter relating to this service and all the information and materials provided, including but not limited to the suitability or fitness for any purpose. The Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area will not accept liability for any type of damages, including direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or punitive arising out of any use or any reliance on any of the information or materials contained in The Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area’s Museum, Archives, web site, Facebook, Twitter or e-mails. The Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area will not accept liability for anyone’s inability to access at any time the Museum, Archives, website, Facebook, Twitter, or any related links.

The linked websites are provided as a courtesy, convenience, and resource to the user, and are not an endorsement by The Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area of any of the listed websites or their corresponding individuals or organizations. The Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area does not make any representations or warranties with respect to the accuracy or suitability of any information provided on those linked websites or on any inability to access a linked website (s) for any reason.

The Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area will not accept any responsibility or liability for any damages caused or alleged to be caused by computer viruses, spyware, malware, Trojan Horses, worms, logic bombs, e-mail bombs, cookies, or any hostile programs or files that may infect or otherwise affect in any way anyone’s computers, tablets, smartphones or their operating systems, software, programs, data, or any computer system, server, network or property as a result of anyone’s access or use of the web site, Facebook, Twitter or use of any linked web sites.

Please view the reproduction fee schedule and related terms of the use of images and documents purchased from the Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area and its related disclaimer as a pdf file effective on May 2, 2018.

The Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area assumes that the user agrees and consents to the terms and conditions mentioned in this Legal Notice and Disclaimer. The Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area assumes that the user agrees to fully comply with all applicable Federal, State, and Local laws, ordinances, rules, and regulations.

Please direct any questions, concerns, or comments to The Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area.

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