The Richland Historical Society was organized in 1958 by a group of former teachers to preserve the Shelly One-Room School. One-room schoolhouses had become obsolete when
Our purpose is to foster and perpetuate interest in the historical background of the one-room school system; hold the Shelly School as a shrine; secure desks, books and other artifacts related to the operation of a one-room school; establish a library; interest the youth in the schools of the past; and to maintain a museum for the enjoyment and education of future generations.
Our living museum portrays education in our community from the 1840's to the late 1950's. Call and arrange for a tour.
We are always looking for new members. Give us a call anytime and leave a message. Donations gladly accepted. We are a 501[c](3) and donations are tax deductible. See our contact page for an application.
Call (215) 536-7562 for details.
130 Richlandtown Pike