National History Day – CCHC closed to the public

On March 24th and 25th, CCHC will host the Southeastern PA National History Day competition.  We will be closed to the public. If you are interested in volunteering for this […]

Fierce: Women of West Chester Walking Tour

Women make up half the population, yet their stories have often been neglected, excluded, or marginalized in public memory. West Chester, long the center of battles for equality and civil […]

Discovery in the Dark: A Children’s Event

This family evening event will show children what life was like in the past before electricity. Learn about all the different sources of light (like candles, lanterns, and rushlights), and […]

William Penn’s Treaties in Context

Professor Daniel K. Richter will explore the interactions and agreements between William Penn and the Native people of Pennsylvania.

Genealogy and County Government Records

Join the Chester County archivists as they discuss how to effectively use county government records in your genealogical research.

The Mushroom Man Who Changed The World, G. Raymond Rettew

Chester County History Center 225 North High Street, West Chester, PA, United States

This Documentary Launch and Fundraising Gala is sold out, but the film will be shown as part of the West Chester Film Festival on Saturday, April 29 at 2:00PM at […]