Mapping 1777 Chester County (virtual)

In 2020, the Chester County Archives staff unveiled their award-winning 1777 Chester County Property Atlas. This project highlights property owners, roads, and notable sites of interest (mills, taverns, places of […]

Spy Day (children’s event)

There have been spies in Chester County since the 1600s, but did you know that George Washington’s own spy ring was once headquartered here? This brand new event will give […]

Hybrid Book Discussion – Gangsters of Capitalism

Gangsters of Capitalism: Smedley Butler, the Marines, and the Making and Breaking of America’s Empire by Jonathan M. Katz Smedley Butler (1881 – 1940) was the most celebrated warfighter of […]