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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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  • October 4, 2017

    Coordinate this dynamic, annual two-day educational event in exciting downtown West Chester, PA!

    The National History Day (NHD) Coordinator organizes, manages and implements all aspects of the NHD competition for participating 6th-12th graders from Chester and Delaware Counties. As the key member of the Chester County Historical Society (CCHS) team, the Coordinator...

  • May 18, 2017

    Read all about it! The CCHS Library is the subject of a feature article in the Chester County Press' West Chester & Chadds Ford Life section. 

    Click to read the full article

  • May 17, 2017

    “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” –Benjamin Franklin
    “Better to have, and not need, than to need, and not have.”–Franz Kafka

    CCHS wants to heed this sound advice by holding an Emergency Preparedness Supply Drive. Help us protect our collections by donating supplies that could be used in the event of a collection emergency. Our buildings are...

  • April 26, 2017

    CCHS President, Elizabeth Laurent, joined a panel for Senator Andy Dinniman's Capitol Update program in late March to discuss historic preservation in Chester County. Watch the conversation at Senator Dinniman's website.


  • March 27, 2017

    Chester County Historical Society to Host

    Genealogy Workshop

    Saturday, May 6, 2017


    (West Chester, PA) Are you a fan of the television show “Who Do You Think You Are?” Would you like to learn where you come from? Join us at...