Historical Commission

Membership on the Cheltenham Township Historical Commission offers residents the opportunity to study the history of Cheltenham Township, share the knowledge with visitors, manage the historic Richard Wall House Museum, and participate in the Commission's mission to preserve the historical legacy of the Township.  It generally meets on the second Thursday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at the Richard Wall House Museum Carriage House, located at 1 Wall Park Drive in Elkins Park.  Additionally, the Commission publishes regular newsletters, both online and in print.  See below to read and subscribe.



2023 Members

  • Thomas J. Wieckowski
  • Stephen E. Conrad
  • Kelly Eidell
  • Timothy Esposito
  • Donald Jones
  • James McCann, III
  • Darlene Melton
  • Liza Meiris
  • Geoffrey Shulik
  • Paul Sivitz
  • Mary L. Washington
  • Joyce Werkman
  • 4 Vacancies




The Wall Paper

is the official publication of the Cheltenham Township Historical Commission. Two editions are produced annually. The Wall Paper shares pieces of local history, current preservation activities, and upcoming events.

2023 Spring
2022 Fall
2022 Spring
2021 Fall
2021 Spring
2020 Fall
2018 Fall
2018 Spring
2017 Fall
2017 Spring
2016 Fall
2016 Spring
2015 Fall
2015 Spring


Electronic Newsletter

The electronic newsletter is produced monthly and contains timely event notifications for the Historical Commission. Additionally, it contains an historic moment of Cheltenham history as well as schedules for local historic groups presentations.