*Public Hours* Wednesday through Saturday from 9:30am - 4:30pm.Many thanks to Ed Huberty for producing this video.
In the heart of historic West Chester, PA, the Chester County Historical Society (CCHS) preserves and shares the remarkable story of the area's past. Explore over 300 years of history through rare documents, photographs, and newspapers in our research library, seven galleries filled with engaging exhibitions, and special school and public programs year round. From George Washington and the Battle of Brandywine to the Underground Railroad, Civil War, and Civil Rights, CCHS holds keys to the past for you to discover.
February 4, 2015
(West Chester, PA) The Chester County Historical Society (CCHS) is thrilled to receive an exciting gift from Wilmington Trust and M&T Bank to be our Presenting Corporate Exhibition Sponsors for a new exhibit called The Sixties! Winds of Change.
January 5, 2015
The RC Taylor Group sponsors the Chester County Historical Society’s StEPs Initiative
1816: The Year Without a Summer
True – the winter of 2013-2014 was absolutely miserable. But imagine if, here in the month of April, snows still fell and frosts persisted through the summer.
On Saturday, March 8, 2014, the Chester County Historical Society (CCHS) hosted hundreds of students from Chester and Delaware Counties during its annual Regional National History Day (NHD) competition. Coincidentally, the event fell on International Women's Day and occurred in Women's History Month, spotlighting the dozens of students who presented projects on women's history topics.