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VIRTUAL TOUR VIDEOS

Watch below as friends of the HSPA share stories about Phoenixville area historical events and residents.

Historical Society Capital Campaign

A brief history of the Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area. How and when HSPA was formed. Finally plans to make us ADA compliant with a capital campaign.

Rebecca Pennypacker Price Civil War Nurse

Rebecca Price was from Phoenixville. It was unusual for a woman to serve as a nurse but she wrote many letters home which is how we know much of this information.

The Underground Railroad in Pennsylvania

During the Civil War run away slaves attempted to go North to become free individuals. This is a story about how and where they trailed and how they got there. Very little was written down so it was mostly passed by word of mouth.

Etruscan Majolica Museum Tour

This video tells the story of Etruscan Majolica which was only made in Phoenixville, PA. Jack Ertell Historical Society of Phoenixville Area volunteer talks about the history of Etruscan Majolica and shows you our collection. Be sure to stop down to 204 Church Street to see our extensive collection of over 120 pieces on display.

Early Phoenixville Residents

Paul Kusko tells the story of Early Phoenixville Residents, how they lived, what tools they used, and how they used stones to help them hunt and live.

Vietnam War: Adam Deveney

This video tells the story of Phoenixville resident soldier Adam Deveney and his time in Vietnam with the Marines. He was a Helicopter pilot who flew over 600 missions and walked away from a crash when his Huey took enemy fire. 

Phoenixville Arts and Architecture

An introduction of Phoenixville Etruscan Majolica, 6 properties in Phoenixville, and their architecture and history. An intro to the Beautification Advisory Committee and tours of the iron planters in town and award-winning properties. The mural arts and many other Art projects in Phoenixville.

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