To study and preserve the history of Durham Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, to educate the general public on the significant role played by the township and its residents in the development of the United States of America during the colonial period, the Revolutionary War and thereafter, and to insure that this history is not forgotten.
Organization description: The Durham Historical Society is a corporation organized in December 1997 for educational purposes within the meaning of Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 as amended and as conferred upon the Corporation by the Pennsylvania Non-Profit Corporation law of 1988 as amended. It is a membership corporation which is managed by an executive board (Directors) who are voted in by its members and fixed in number by its by-laws. The Board nominates its President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. No director or officer receives any remuneration of any type for the services that are rendered. Directors serve for a three year staggered period and Officers for a one year fiscal period.