Gallery

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Here is a gallery of favorites images to show you a few of the popular treasures in the CCHS photo archives collection.


Barnum’s Circus Parade, 1887. Photo by J. Max Mueller 


Carousel at Lenape Park, 1948. Photographer unidentified 


Chester County Courthouse, ca. 1870, West Chester, PA.  Photo by Jenkins, Pierce & Co.


Daily Local News Carriers, ca. 1935, West Chester, PA 


Exton Post Office and the Valley Creek Coffee House, Exton, PA, 1936.  Photo by Robert Brinton


F. W. Woolworth at the corner of Gay and High Streets, West Chester, PA, ca. 1960. Photo by Melvin Gurtizen


Gibson’s Bridge on the Brandywine, ca. 1950 


Guernsey Cow Baseball Team, 1946


High Street at Market Street, West Chester, PA, 1949. Photo by Ned Goode


Mansion House Hotel, corner of Market and Church Streets, West Chester, PA, ca. 1955. Photo by Ned Goode


Warner Theatre, North High Street, West Chester, PA, 1931


Welcome to West Chester sign, ca. 1935. Photographer unidentified