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History on Tap

Tuesday, October 21 at 6:30pm

The Whip Tavern

1383 North Chatham Road, Coatesville, Pennsylvania 19320

History on Tap

Monday, September 22 at 6:30pm

Molly Maguire’s in Phoenixville

197 Bridge Street Phoenixville, PA 19460

National Hot Dog & Vanilla Ice Cream Day!

FREE Social: Wednesday, July 23 

Come celebrate this momentous occasion at CCHS with complimentary eats and sweets catered by Jimmy Duffy 

5:00pm - 7:00pm 

225 North High Street | West Chester, PA 19380 

The 2014 Founders Award

The 2014 Founders Award & The Senator Robert Thompson Award honoring

PECO and Penelope P. Wilson 

Thursday, November 6 from 6:00pm - 10:00pm

at the Chester County Historical Society

225 North High Street ~ West Chester, PA 19380

Chester County Historical Society holds History on Tap

Chester County Historical Society holds History on Tap

How much do you know about the history of Chester County. You now have the chance to find out while enjoying a beer and a burger -- or a soda and a sandwich.

Chester County Historical Society will be holding its second annual History Trivia Night on Tuesday, May 20, at Barnaby’s in West Chester. The program is part of the historical society’s History on Tap.

History's People: 1816 - the Year without a Summer

1816: The Year Without a Summer

 True – the winter of 2013-2014 was absolutely miserable.  But imagine if, here in the month of April, snows still fell and frosts persisted through the summer.

The Sixties! The Age of Aquarius in Chester County

November 10 is when the exhibit officially opens to the public as we look-back at the excitement and the tumult of the 60’s in Chester County.  In this exhibition, the framework of national events will shape the stories of local experiences starting with the 1954 Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court decision and ending in 1975 with the end of the Viet Nam War.  

Check Out New Chester County Time Machine Site on the May 2nd Gallery Walk

The Chestnut Street Friends Meeting on the corner of Church and Chestnut Streets, West Chester, as it appeared in 1898. Photo by Gilbert Cope.