Our Society’s Mission


The East Falls Historical Society, founded in 2004, is a non-profit organization dedicated to discovering, preserving, and promoting historic interest in the East Falls community of Northwest Philadelphia.

Obligations & Outreach

Historic Sites

The East Falls Historical Society is active in documenting historic buildings and sites in East Falls.

Resident Interviews

It conducts oral history interviews with long-time area residents and directors of local organizations.

Historical Archives

The archiving of collections related to the history of East Falls and its prominent residents.

Advocacy for preservation of
historic local sites

Historic Exhibits at East Falls
Local Cultural Institutions

Historic Reference Services
for Archival Research

Oral History Interviews of
noteworthy East Falls locals

East Falls Past columns in
The Fallser newspaper

Sale of historic photos,
maps and note cards

Educational walking tours and
sight-seeing field trips

Programs of Historic Interest
for the Public

Fundraising for Restoration
& Preservation of Cherished Sites


Executive Board Members

Drop on in

3728 Midvale Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19129

Give us a call

Office: (215) 848-8396
Fax: (215) 848-8397

Connect Online

Email: ellen@eastfallshistory.com
Facebook: @EastFallsHistoricalSociety