Chester County History

Explore and learn about Chester County's rich history
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an old black and white photo of a woman
History’s People: Eleanor Moore McCullough’s life was tale of resolve and endurance
Eleanor Moore McCullough's life was tale of resolve and endurance
an old black and white photo of men sitting on the steps with their arms crossed
History�s People by Rob Lukens: Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall had Chester County ties
Chief Justice Thurgood Marshall had Chester County ties
an old drawing of a man sitting on a chair in a room with a bed
History’s People: Chester County’s Passmore Williamson famed abolitionist
History's People: Chester County's Passmore Williamson famed abolitionist
an old black and white photo of a woman in a long dress with her hands on her hips
History�s People: Graceanna Lewis - Abolitionist to Natural Scientist
History’s People: Graceanna Lewis - Abolitionist to Natural Scientist
an old factory with many workers working on sewing machines and other items in the room
History�s People: Ira Gruber and the Spring City Knitting Co.
History’s People: Ira Gruber and the Spring City Knitting Co.
an old painting of a river with houses on it
Living History: Cornerstones in the foundation of America
Living History: Cornerstones in the foundation of America
Living History: Chester County markers to a forgotten war History Books, Lincoln, Gettysburg Address, Battle Of Gettysburg, The Battle, The History, Markers
Living History: Chester County markers to a forgotten war
Living History: Chester County markers to a forgotten war
an old stone building with windows and shutters on the outside, in front of some trees
Historic barn to be put up for sale
Historic barn to be put up for sale -- the Easttown Board of Supervisors decided to extend the life of the refurbished early-1800s barn at 222 Waterloo Road in Devon, at least temporarily. In ruling on Bentley Homes’ demolition permit request that included saving part of the original structure as a ruin, the board approved the issuance, pending a 120-day delay for the barn to be put on the market for sale.
a welcome sign for the historic new london
Living History: Small town has big influence on America
Living History: Small town has big influence on America
a man taking a selfie with his cell phone on the street in front of some buildings
Kyle Hudson and Chester County Historical Society create time machine
Kyle Hudson and Chester County Historical Society create time machine
two people standing next to each other in front of an old building with rubble on the ground
Couple plans new life for historic property
Couple plans new life for historic property
the brass book by peter, mary and herbert schiffer
History�s People: Atglen�s Schiffer Publishing making history
History’s People: Atglen’s Schiffer Publishing making history
an old stone house with red shutters on the front and side windows is shown
Living History: Forgotten crossroads of Chester County
Living History: Forgotten crossroads of Chester County
a woman is standing in the kitchen area of a stone building with several framed pictures on the wall
Living History: Wineries of the Brandywine Valley
Living History: Wineries of the Brandywine Valley