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Welcome to the Delaware Valley Chapter of the NRHS

DelVal Logo Delaware Valley Chapter
of the
National Railway Historical Society
Regular DelVal Chapter meetings are held on the third Friday of each month except for July, August, and December at 7:30 p.m. in the Morrisville Public Library. The featured program for each monthly meeting begins after our business meeting and refreshment break - approximately at 8:30 pm.

Meeting Location:

Morrisville Public Library
300 N. Pennsylvania Avenue
Morrisville, PA 19067-6621

Upcoming Meetings:

  • May 18, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
  • June 15, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

  • Welcome to the official website of the Delaware Valley Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society. The Chapter was chartered in 1970 as the New Hope Chapter by the volunteers operating the New Hope & Ivyland Railroad. As membership grew, the chapter moved to Yardley, Pennsylvania and changed its name to the Delaware Valley Chapter. Another move brought the chapter to its current location in Morrisville, Pennsylvania.


    Saturday, May 12, 2018   -   National Train Day

    Come out for National Train Day! Enjoyment for the whole family!

    The Chapter will present "A Celebration of American Railroading" from 10 am to 3 pm in the lower level of the Morrisville Public Library. This event will feature displays of railroad artifacts and operating toy train layouts. For kids there will be a toy train layout, Thamas the Tank Engine videos and other activites.    

    See flyer for more information.

    Friday, May 18, 2018   -   General Membership Meeting

    "Dr. Ely's Legacy: An Outlet to the Great Cities; The Mt. Holly, Lumberton & Medford Railroad"
    A program presented by railroad historian Jim Alexander. The story of a small railroad that opened the area to the outside world in 1869, benefiting local residents and merchants until it's end in 1976 with a revealing look at the role of marl, an early agricultural fertilizer found in abundance in the area.

    Friday, June 15, 2018   -   General Membership Meeting

    Program to be determined.