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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