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May 24, 2016

The Charlestown Park Renovation project nears completion! Here are some pictures taken by George Csete on April 16th. Reopening of this area of the Park is anticipated by the end of May/beginning of June.
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The final version of the Devault Trail Feasibility Study has been added to our Trails section.
  • Changing Times – Starting in 2016, meetings of the Board of Supervisors will now begin at 7:00 pm.
  • Charlestown township is pleased to announce that our Annual Report was awarded Second Place in the 48th Annual Township Citizen Communication Contest. Thank you Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors!
  • Charlestown township is pleased to announce that in 2013 our Website was awarded first prize in the 45th Annual Township Citizen Communication Contest. Thank you Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors!
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Gallery Posts –
Photos taken
April 16 of the Township’s Earth Day Cleanup
George Csete marks the progress of the Charlestown Park Renovations
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P.O. Box 507
Devault, PA 19432
Physical Location:
4030 Whitehorse Rd.
Malvern, PA 19355
manager@charlestown.pa.us

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Welcome to Charlestown Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. Our township is about 25 miles west of Philadelphia and very close to Valley Forge National Historical Park. It is rich in the history of Pennsylvania. The township is about 12.515 square miles (8,010 acres) in area.

Our Purpose is to supply the most comprehensive information available on our township in an online format.

The name, Charlestown, honors Charles Pickering, the friend to whom William Penn granted 5,383 acres along the creek where Pickering and his friend John Tinker, believed (mistakenly) that they had found silver. The two men dug a cave into the side of “Tinker Hill,” thus creating the first non-Indian residence in the township. Drowned on a voyage back to England before 1700, Pickering willed his land to sixteen friends. The acreage was combined with that of John Grey and of Penn’s sister, Margaret Lawther, to become Charlestown Township in the first official survey of 1738. This included both Schuylkill Township and the Borough of Phoenixville, areas removed from Charlestown before 1850.
 
Charlestown Township, 4030 Whitehorse Road, P.O. Box 507, Devault, PA 19432
Phone: (610) 240-0326
manager@charlestown.pa.us
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