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Chester County History Center

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225 North High Street
West Chester, PA

December 2020

Chester County History Center Holiday History Stroll

December 5, 2020
Chester County History Center, 225 North High Street
West Chester, PA
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Explore 200 years of Christmas tradition in West Chester borough with a walking tour. Visit West Chester’s early churches, department stores and cultural sites, learning about what Christmas meant to the people of West Chester from the late 1700s to the early 1900s. At the end of the tour, you’ll toast the season with a festive libation!

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Chester County Holiday History Stroll

December 12, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Chester County History Center, 225 North High Street
West Chester, PA
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Explore 200 years of Christmas tradition in West Chester borough with a walking tour. Visit West Chester’s early churches, department stores and cultural sites, learning about what Christmas meant to the people of West Chester from the late 1700s to the early 1900s. At the end of the tour, you’ll toast the season with a festive libation!

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Chester County History Center Holiday History Stroll

December 17, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Chester County History Center, 225 North High Street
West Chester, PA
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Explore 200 years of Christmas tradition in West Chester borough with a walking tour. Visit West Chester’s early churches, department stores and cultural sites, learning about what Christmas meant to the people of West Chester from the late 1700s to the early 1900s. At the end of the tour, you’ll toast the season with a festive libation!

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January 2021

Chester County History Center Book Discussion

January 21, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chester County History Center, 225 North High Street
West Chester, PA
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Book Discussion: “Caste: The Origins of our Discontents,” by Isabel Wilkerson, 10 am.  ChesterCoHistorical.org.

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Chester County History Center: History Matters Speaker Series

January 27, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Chester County History Center, 225 North High Street
West Chester, PA
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Chilling Reality: Chester County’s Arctic Explorers” presented via Zoom, the stories of four Chester Countians in their quest for northern achievements over an 80-year time span, 6:30. ChesterCoHistorical.org.

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May 2021

Chester County History Center Spring Festival

May 7, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Chester County History Center, 225 North High Street
West Chester, PA
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Celebrate all things fun and floral with live floral workshops, local vendors and educational programs for kids. You can build your own terrarium, take a Sip and Paint Tavern Sign Class, try candle dipping, explore CCHC’s herbarium collection. 225 N. High St., West Chester. 10 to 4. 610-692-4800; ChesterCoHistorical.org/Event/Spring-Festival-CCHC.

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October 2021

10th Anniversary of the West Chester Historic Preservation Awards

October 21, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Chester County History Center, 225 North High Street
West Chester, PA
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The mission of the Awards Program is to recognize those projects and individuals who have worked to maintain the historic character and preserve the historic integrity of the Borough of West Chester. Winners are announced at the Chester County Historical Society, 225 N. High St., West Chester. Hors d’oeuvres and a light buffet from Limoncello with beer and wine will be served. 5:30 pm. $25. WCDF.org/Preservation.

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November 2021

Chester County History Center Fall Wedding Showcase

November 14, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Chester County History Center, 225 North High Street
West Chester, PA
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Talk with providers, enjoy a fashion show and win prize baskets. This is your opportunity to create the wedding of your dreams. 225 N. High St., West Chester. 11 to 4. $5/couple. ChesterCoHistorical.org.

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December 2021

Chester County History Center Hosts Breakfast with Santa

December 4, 2021
Chester County History Center, 225 North High Street
West Chester, PA
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Children, and those who bring them, enjoy a hot/cold buffet breakfast and a gift from Santa (for ages 2–12). Registration required. 225 N. High St., West Chester. $15. 610-436-9010; West-Chester.com.

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June 2022

Friends Association Family Reunion

June 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chester County History Center, 225 North High Street
West Chester, PA
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Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Friends Association with a gathering at Chester County History Center. Light fare, beer, wine, signature cocktails and access to the museum. 222 N. High St. 1 to 4. $50. FriendsAssoc.org.

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Chester County History Center: Juneteenth Festival

June 16 @ 6:30 pm - June 18 @ 8:00 pm
Chester County History Center, 225 North High Street
West Chester, PA
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The Center will join the Chester County Juneteenth Festival: Journeying Towards Freedom. All events are free. June 16 – “A Night with Dane E. Tilghman.” 6:30 pm. June 18 – “A Celebration of Freedom with Nahjee Grant.” Children’s program. 1 pm. June 18 – “A Lifetime of Service, a Conversation with Rev. Anderson Porter.” 6:30 pm. 225 N. High St., West Chester. MyCCHC.org

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