Gift Shop

Stymied on what to give friends and family for a birthday or other special occasion?  How about an inexpensive gift that’s connected with local history and will give many hours of pleasure? Noted below are gift items you can purchase from the Downingtown Area Historical Society. You can place an order by calling 610-269-1709 or by email to: You can also pay online via PayPal.


 A pictorial History of Downingtown book by Bruce Mowday for only $25, which has nearly 200 old photos from the DAHS archives. The book’s 128 pages also include information about life in the Downingtown area many years ago.  If the book must be Shipping cost - $5.







 A one-year Gift Membership costs just $30 for a regular membership, $25 for senior citizens (Over 60) and $40 for a family membership. (application) Checks for gift memberships should be made out to DAHS and mailed to: DAHS, P.O. Box 9, Downingtown, PA 19335. We will mail a card notifying each person receiving a gift membership.

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These ornaments depict the local sites of Alert and Minquas Fire Companies, Old East Ward, West Ward and Jr/Sr High Schools, Borough Hall and the Kerr Park Gazebo. They are $5 each or 3 for $10. Shipping cost - $5.

Ordering options:

IN PERSON at Ashbridge House, Sundays from 1pm - 4pm

MAIL ORDER - make check payable to Downingtown Area Historical Society. Mail check and ornament choices to P.O. Box 9, Downingtown, PA 19335



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