photo of daffodils at the Penrose-Strawbridge House in Horsham
photo of daffodils at the Penrose-Strawbridge House in Horsham
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In Memoriam

Margaret Choate

We are extremely saddened to report the passing of the founder and driving force behind HPHA, Margaret Choate. Margaret founded the Horsham Preservation and Historical Association in 1997 and helped form the Horsham Historic Advisory Committee for Horsham Township. She and her husband retired in 2002 to volunteer full time for the historic association. More about Margaret

Archie Ashley

HPHA is sad to report the passing of another good friend, Archie Ashley, on Saturday, March 9, 2013.

Danny Alverado

We are sad to report that Danny Alverado, a good friend and active member of HPHA passed away on late in 2016

Al Edling

Al Edling, a long-time friend and supporter of HPHA who donated fruit trees and other plants to HPHA, passed away on December 10, 2016 (more about Mr Edling)

Wayne C. Watson

HPHA is sad to again report the loss of a good friend and community leader, Wayne C.Watson, on July 10, 2016. Wayne was a member of HPHA and was married to the master of our garden, Marion Heckler (read more ...)

Claire Ashley

We are saddened to report the passing of a good friend, charter member, and a great supporter of HPHA, Claire Kenderdine Ashley Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016. (read more...)

Thomas Kent

HPHA is saddened at the loss of another good friend and supporter, and nephew of Margaret Strawbridge, Thomas Kent, Jan 20, 2016. (read more ...)

Joseph "Buck" Penrose Jr

Our organization has lost a long-time friend and very generous supporter with the recent death of Joseph Hallowell "Buck" Penrose Jr on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015. Mr Penrose was a direct descendant both of William and Hannah Penrose, who built what we now call the Penrose-Strawbridge House, and John Kirk, the stone mason who built the Keith House. (read more...)

Mary Jane Clemmer

We were very saddened at the sudden death of a good friend and long-time supporter of HPHA, Mary Jane Clemmer, on May 9, 2015. Mary Jane was serving as treasurer of the organization at the time of her death. (read more ...)

Tom Ambler

HPHA is saddened again with the loss of another good friend and active supporter of the organization, Tom Ambler of Grindleton, March 5th, 2014. (read more ...)

Leon Clemmer

HPHA lost a good friend, supporter, and active member with the recent death of Leon Clemmer on February 28, 2013. Leon was the principle author of HPHA's History of Horsham Book and had done watercolors of many local landmarks. (read more ...)




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Horsham Preservation and Historical Association (HPHA)
900 Governor Road
Horsham, PA 19044 USA
© 2000- Horsham Preservation and Historical Association
A Community Benefit Organization

Horsham Preservation and Historical Association (HPHA)
900 Governor Road
Horsham, PA 19044 USA
© 2000- Horsham Preservation and Historical Association
We are A Community Benefit Organization
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