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Tuesday-at-Two Museum Tour: Season of Lights

 

In this season of short daylight hours, learn about 18th and 19th century lighting devices in the museum collection and find out about lighting traditions and seasonal festivals. This behind-the-scenes program is led by Curator Ellen Endslow and Collections Manager Heather Hansen.

Light refreshments included.

CCHS members $15, non-members $25
RSVP required by Dec. 8; maximum registration is 10
rsvp@chesterochistorical.org or 610-692-4800

Historical Photo Reproductions Make Special Gifts

Do you know someone who has a place close to their heart in West Chester?  Historical photo reproductions are now $5 off regular prices for matte finish prints Through Tuesday, December 19, 2017.  8 x 10s are $20 and 11 x 14s are $35.

Visit our museum shop for a portfolio of selections.  Order via email photo@chestercohistorical.org or by phone at 610-692-4800 extension 260. 

See our gallery of favorites below:

"The Rise and Fall of Philadelphia Area’s Pre-eminence as a Postal Communication Center" Philatelic Lecture

John Barwis: The Rise and Fall of Philadelphia Area’s Pre-eminence as a Postal Communication Center

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Philatelic Lectures
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.

"United States Mail: Its First 80 Years without Stamps" Philatelic Lecture

Robert Rose: United States Mail: Its First 80 Years without Stamps

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Philatelic Lectures
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.

"Canada/British North America (BNA) – Union and Confederate Postal Cross-Border Correspondence during the U.S. Civil War" Philatelic Lecture

Ron Majors: Canada/British North America (BNA) – Union and Confederate Postal Cross-Border Correspondence during the U.S. Civil War

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Philatelic Lectures
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.

"Delaware Postal History 1790-1865" Philatelic Lecture

Robert Swed: Delaware Postal History 1790-1865

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Philatelic Lectures
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.

"Postal Markings Prior to Adhesive Postage" Philatelic Lecture

Alan Warren: Postal Markings Prior to Adhesive Postage

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Philatelic Lectures
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.

"Postal History as a Primary Source: America Begins, 1675-1782" Philatelic Lecture

Tim O’Connor: Postal History as a Primary Source: America Begins, 1675-1782

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Philatelic Lectures
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.

"Colonial Postal History" Philatelic Lecture

Mark Schwartz: Colonial Postal History

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Philatelic Lectures
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.

"You've Got...A Package!" Philatelic Lecture

Robert Rufe: You've Got...A Package!

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Philatelic Lectures
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.

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