Chilling West Chester Walking Tours

True tales of murder, mischief and misadventure. The Chester County History Center debuted its Chilling West Chester walking tour in the fall of 2020, and this year it’s back with a sequel featuring all new stops. Beginning at the Chester County History Center, the tour is approximately 1.5 miles. Guests will hear macabre stories from […]

Chilling West Chester Walking Tours

True tales of murder, mischief and misadventure. The Chester County History Center debuted its Chilling West Chester walking tour in the fall of 2020, and this year it’s back with a sequel featuring all new stops. Beginning at the Chester County History Center, the tour is approximately 1.5 miles. Guests will hear macabre stories from […]

Chilling West Chester Walking Tours

True tales of murder, mischief and misadventure. The Chester County History Center debuted its Chilling West Chester walking tour in the fall of 2020, and this year it’s back with a sequel featuring all new stops. Beginning at the Chester County History Center, the tour is approximately 1.5 miles. Guests will hear macabre stories from […]

Chilling West Chester Walking Tours

True tales of murder, mischief and misadventure. The Chester County History Center debuted its Chilling West Chester walking tour in the fall of 2020, and this year it’s back with a sequel featuring all new stops. Beginning at the Chester County History Center, the tour is approximately 1.5 miles. Guests will hear macabre stories from […]

Chilling West Chester Walking Tours

True tales of murder, mischief and misadventure. The Chester County History Center debuted its Chilling West Chester walking tour in the fall of 2020, and this year it’s back with a sequel featuring all new stops. Beginning at the Chester County History Center, the tour is approximately 1.5 miles. Guests will hear macabre stories from […]

Chilling West Chester Walking Tours

True tales of murder, mischief and misadventure. The Chester County History Center debuted its Chilling West Chester walking tour in the fall of 2020, and this year it’s back with a sequel featuring all new stops. Beginning at the Chester County History Center, the tour is approximately 1.5 miles. Guests will hear macabre stories from […]

Memento Mori Paint and Sip

Nothing says Halloween like skulls and coffins! Join us for a spooky good time as we explore the history of death imagery in art. Memento mori (Latin for ‘remember you must die’) is an artistic or symbolic reminder of the inevitability of death, and was often expressed in art and jewelry with images of skulls, […]

Halloween Ball

Chester County History Center’s Third Annual Halloween Ball! Join us for a Spooktacular night of fine foods and ghastly ghouls! About this event: The Spirits are Haunting, The Monsters will Crawl. It’s time to get ready, For Our Halloween Ball! Join Chester County History Center for a Spooktacular Evening featuring: live auction, music , costume contest, […]

Abandoned PA

The stories that abandoned homes tell captivate Robyn and Michael Hodgson. Over the past six years of traveling the northeast and exploring hundreds of abandoned locations, they have learned there is not one reason people vacate their homes. Then, there are the historical properties, mansions from the Colonial Era to the Victorian Era, still rich […]

Book Discussion: The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee

Join Chester County History Center’s curator Ellen Endslow to discuss thought provoking books and connect with others in the community. David Treuer melds history with reportage and memoir to produce a sweeping history—and counter-narrative—of Native American life from the Wounded Knee massacre to the present. The story of American Indians since the end of the […]