At the end of Philadelphia's Main Line, Paoli was the site of the famous Battle of Paoli in 1777. The small neighborhood of Paoli began centered around an Inn that once existed at the now site of the post office.

Home to a few national landmarks, the Wharton Esherick Museum is one of the top picks on the local residents' list. More than 300 pieces of Esherick's work are on exhibition amidst the preserved studio he lived in. Esherick handcrafted wood furniture, wood structures, and décor. Residents like to boast how awe-inspiring the studio is still today.