Heritage & Cultural Society

Incorporated into a borough in 1851, Bernville once boasted hotels, doctors, tinsmiths, factories, bakeries, restaurants, merchandise stores, and even car dealerships.  The following attached booklets will give you a perspective of what life was like in Bernville Borough many years ago:

These documents are also available in the History Center of the Bernville Area Community Library if you wish to read them in hard copy. (Note: the library has a copy of the 1976 Bernville Anniversary history book which offers a comprehensive history of the borough up to 1976.)