Historical Commission

The East Nantmeal Township Historical Commission serves as an advisory body and resource to the Board of Supervisors, the Planning Commission, as well as other agencies, officials, and citizens of the Township for advice and information historic preservation and restoration. The Commission is also charged to raise awareness and encourage stewardship of the Township’s significant and invaluable historical resources, related natural sites and landscape features, from the time of the Native Americans to the present day.

Historical Commission Members

Please see the Township Officials for the current members of the Historical Commission.


The Historical Commission welcomes you to attend its meetings, scheduled on the third Tuesday of each month, at the Township Building.
Meeting Minutes

News and Events

Contact the Historical Commission via Kristine-Gordon Watson, Secretary,

• Historic Resource Protection Standards, Article XVI, ENT Zoning Ordinance
ENT Historic Resources Map and Survey
• ENT Historic Resources Atlas
• Historic Preservation Section of the Comprehensive Plan (2002 )

Other Resources

* Chester County Planning Commission (Choose “Planning Topics” then click “Historic Preservation.”)
* Chester County Historic Preservation Network
* Nantmeal Village National Historic Register Document (2014)
* TriCounty Heritage Society
* Chester County Historical Center (Click on “Collections” for genealogical and property research services.)
* PA Historical and Museum Commission

Books on Local History

Books about local history are available for purchase at the Township Building

The Forgers, original 1976 edition 
The Forgers, 2016 edition, with Addendum by Dan Graham
History of East Nantmeal Township
Finding History in 21st Century East Nantmeal
Reading Furnace-1736 by Estelle Cremers
Coventry, The Skool Kill District by Estelle Cremers