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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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  • February 2, 2018

    Celebrate Frederick Douglass' 200th birthday by taking the Chester County Frederick Douglass Tour through the Time Machine Tours app! This free app was created by Chester County Historical Society (CCHS) in partnership with Let’s Build a Time Machine. The app includes an interactive map and images that document Douglass' time in Chester County, ranging from 1843 to 1895....

  • January 30, 2018


    Join us for the first in the Passport Cultural Series, a six-part series of cultural programs that will take us to all corners of the globe. We are pleased to partner with the W.E. Cultural Exchange Institute of the Philadelphia area to help celebrate the New Year! Learn more on our...

  • January 30, 2018

    CCHS cordially invites you to an opening reception for an exhibit celebrating 300 years of diversity.

    February 9, 2018
    5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

    Entertainment by
    Mariachi Flores

    Heavy hors d’oeuvres by Limoncello
    Wine, beer and non-alcoholic beverages provided

    CCHS members $50

  • January 17, 2018


    Judge/Volunteer Registration  is NOW OPEN for the regional National History Day contest...

  • 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.