Historic Deed Book Restoration Project

Durham Mill 215 Old Furnace Road, Durham, PA

Durham Historical Society is proud to announce that our guest speaker on Sunday, August 25th will be Robin Robinson, Bucks County Recorder of Deeds. Robin took office in January, 2018, and soon discovered over 500 historic deed books deteriorating in a county warehouse. She created the Historic Deed Book Restoration Project, attracted contributions from local ... Read more


Philosophy and Reality of Architectural Preservation

Durham Mill 215 Old Furnace Road, Durham, PA

Have you ever wondered what makes an old house or other building worth preserving? Join the Durham Historical Society as it welcomes Michael Margulies as a speaker in its continuing lecture series. The presentation will be held this Sunday, September 22 nd at 2:00 in the Durham Mill. Mr. Margulies is a well-respected local architect ... Read more

Walk in Penn’s Woods

The Durham Township Environmental Advisory Council invites you to attend its 3rd Annual Walk in Penn’s Woods in partnership with the Cooks Creek Watershed Association and The Durham Historical Society! Taking place October 6 from noon - 3pm, this year’s guided walk takes place on three contiguous private properties within Durham Township. It’s a downhill ... Read more

Traditional Bookmaking

Durham Mill 215 Old Furnace Road, Durham, PA

Learn traditional styles of bookmaking by joining local paper artist, Valerie Martz, to customize and create your own hard-bound everyday journal and miniature hand-stitched signature mini-book. Materials and tools provided. Class will be held in the historic Durham Mill on November 23d from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.   Class limited to ten students. Free mill tour provided following the class. Additional artwork (suitable ... Read more


2019 Annual Membership Meeting

Durham Township Meeting Room 215 Old Furnace Road, Durham, PA

Dear Fellow Durham Historical Society Members, You are hereby invited to our 2019 Annual Membership Meeting to be held in the Durham Township Meeting Room, 215 Old Furnace Road, Durham, PA at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, December 3, 2019.  (This meeting replaces our regular November meeting.) This year, the membership will elect three directors to ... Read more