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The Chester County Historical Society is happy to assist the media in any way possible. We hope you find this section of our site a valuable resource for your reporting needs. To automatically receive CCHS news releases, please e-mail us at or call 610-692-4800. Below is a list of our past press releases.

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  • November 15, 2017

    Select Saturdays, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Chester County Historical Society

    Free admission for lecture attendees. Lectures are underwritten by generous donations from the philatelic community.


  • November 14, 2017

    CCHS Volunteer President

    Make a difference in your community by volunteering in a leadership role with an energized, collegial, dedicated group of loyal volunteers with an organization that has been celebrating the significance of Chester County for 125 years: the Chester County Historical Society! The Volunteers President coordinates key aspects of...

  • May 18, 2017

    Read all about it! The CCHS Library is the subject of a feature article in the Chester County Press' West Chester & Chadds Ford Life section. 

    Click to read the full article

  • May 17, 2017

    “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” –Benjamin Franklin
    “Better to have, and not need, than to need, and not have.”–Franz Kafka

    CCHS wants to heed this sound advice by holding an Emergency Preparedness Supply Drive. Help us protect our collections by donating supplies that could be used in the event of a collection emergency. Our buildings are...

  • April 26, 2017

    CCHS President, Elizabeth Laurent, joined a panel for Senator Andy Dinniman's Capitol Update program in late March to discuss historic preservation in Chester County. Watch the conversation at Senator Dinniman's website.