Abraham Fetters-White School Preservation Society
Restoring and preserving the 1863 one-room schoolhouse located at Route 100 and Worthington Road, Exton. Upon completion, the historic school will be available to the public for meetings and special events. Brochure available.
Borough of Phoenixville
Phoenixville is the live music and arts hub of Chester County; Fabulous BYOB’s, Brew Pubs and specialty shops; The Colonial Theatre features independent and art films nightly and the Phoenixville Foundry is everyone’s choice for meetings and special events.
Brandywine Battlefield Park
Brandywine Battlefield offers visitors a 20 minute movie on the history of the battle, a museum and two historic house tours seasonally.
Brandywine Valley Tourism Information Center
Originally the Longwood Progressive Quaker Meeting House and was involved in the Underground Railroad; Our Information Center offers information on the entire Brandywine Valley attractions, restaurants, accommodations and special events. Located at 300 Greenwood Road in Kennett Square, PA, near Longwood Gardens. We look forward to being of service to you and your family!
Chadds Ford Historical Society
Guided tours, bread baking and cooking demonstrations at John Chads House and Barns-Brinton House, a rare colonial tavern; Exhibits in the Barn Visitors Center and special events throughout the year; Chadds Ford Days in September, The Great Pumpkin Carve in October and Candlelight Christmas in December.
A quiet country cemetery, originally belonging to the Charlestown Presbyterian Church, was changed forever by the Revolutionary War; Victims of the harsh winter conditions of the Valley Forge encampment, more than 200 soldiers of the Revolutionary War lie here in unmarked graves.
Chester County Historical Society
Uncover the intrigue of the past at the Chester County Historical Society; Learn the stories of regional heritage through permanent and changing exhibits, including the award-winning, hands-on History Lab.
Ephrata Cloister is a National Historic Landmark and one of America’s earliest religious communities. Founded in 1732 by a German immigrant this community left us a unique legacy in their architecture, music, calligraphy and printing. Historic Ephrata Cloister epitomizes Pennsylvania’s rich history of religious and intellectual freedom. Tours offered year round.
French and Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust
We are a community-based organization that preserves and protects endangered land and natural resources in northern Chester County. The Trust works collaboratively with individual landowners, local, county and state government, and other conservation organizations to ensure the preservation of the French and Pickering Creeks watersheds, which contain some of the most scenic lands in Pennsylvania
Friends of Martins Tavern & Blacksmith Shop
Restoration of a Revolutionary War-era tavern and inn along with an historic Blacksmith Shop in the village of Marshallton, West Bradford Township, Chester County; please call for our hours.
Hibernia Mansion, home of 19th century Ironmasters, graces Hibernia’s hillside. It is open for public tours on Sunday afternoons, Memorial Day to Labor Day. In December, the Mansion offers Candlelight Tours.
Historic Kennett Square
Shop, Dine, and explore the tree-lined streets of Historic Kennett Square. Unique galleries, restaurants, and Bed & Breakfasts all wait for you in the charming downtown
Historic Sugartown is a beautifully restored 19th century village crossroads. Sugartown became a bustling village corner during the late 1800’s, bringing people together to exchange news, conduct business and share their lives as a community. Come and be part of our tour. Hours: Saturdays 11am-4pm and Sundays, 1-4pm beginning May 3rd. If using GPS, enter 273 Boot Road, Malvern, PA
Ancestral home of Revolutionary War hero Major General Anthony Wayne; Museum shop; Waynesborough not only creates history, it preserves the history. Please visit our website for further information.
Historic Yellow Springs
Historic Yellow Springs hosts exhibitions, programs, tours, and art classes through the Chester Springs Studio. Special events focus on historical reenactments, art shows, music festivals, and seasonal offerings.
Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site
The history of Hopewell Furance spans two centuries — from its untouched natural state as a part of the great eastern American forests — to its rebirth as a recreational and cultural history area. In between are the stories of industrial development, technology, community, craftsmanship, and natural resources that together changed America.
Kennett Underground Railroad Center
Learn about the history all around us, here in this "hotbed of abolitionism." One of our guides will be glad to join you in your car, bus, or van and lead a tour for a modest donation. Call 484-734-0079 to make arrangements for a tour. Tours will depart from the Chester County Visitors Center near the entrance of Longwood Gardens.
Museum of the American Revolution
The Museum of the American Revolution is establishing a museum to tell the dynamic story of the American Revolution and its legacy. It is the owner of a distinguished collection of Revolutionary-era artifacts. The Museum was designed by world-class architect, Robert A.M. Stern Architects, signature design team, MFM Design, and esteemed scholars.
National Constitution Center
First museum for US Constitution, history and relevance in our lives; Artifacts and interactive programming.
National Iron & Steel Heritage Museum
Historic homes of the Lukens and Huston families, founders Lukens Steel Co; Tours are available on Monday-Saturday from 10am-4pm. Our last tour begins at 3:00pm. We are proud to announce we are now a “Blue Star Museum” and welcome America’s active duty military personnel and their families.