Welcome to Chadds Ford Historical Society

Chadds Ford Historical Society Calendar of Events Photos courtesy of Thomas Swift

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Volunteers & Members are the Heart of the Society Volunteers & Members are the Heart of the Society

Volunteer & Member Appreciation Reception

Thursday, November 6

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The Barn Visitors Center

1736 Creek Road, Chadds Ford, PA


Reservations required. Please call (610) 388-7376 or email at: office@chaddsfordhistory.org

Thursday, November 13

Walkable Chadds Ford Community workshop

6 to 7 pm Light Fare

7 to 9 pm Workshop

Chadds Ford Township Building


Join friends and neighbors to explore issues and opportunities for a walkable, thriving Chaddds Ford village. This event is sponsored by Chadds Ford Township, the Brandywine Conservancy & the William Penn Foundation. For more information, call (610) 388-8317.

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The Great Pumpkin Carve The Great Pumpkin Carve

The 2014 Great Pumpkin Carve event was a success! We are grateful for the partnership we enjoy with Concordville-Chadds Ford Rotary, and to our talented carvers, dedicated volunteers, caring businesses, sponsors, and hardworking staff for sharing your time and talents with us to create a truly Great Pumpkin Carve event that benefits the entire Chadds Ford community. A Great Big THANKS to you all!


2014 Winners List, Congratulations to this year's winners!


Many thanks to the following sponsors for their support of the Pumpkin Carve 2014:


Crozer Keystone Health System; Children's Dental Health Associates; David Dodge; Chadds Ford Climate Control; Citadel; Fellini Cafe

Candlelight Christmas Tour 2014 Candlelight Christmas Tour 2014

Saturday, December 6

The 29th Annual Candlelight Christmas Tour

1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Tickets are $20 per  person in advance or

$25 per person on the day of the tour


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The 2014 tour celebrates the 300 - year history of the 1714 Barns-Brinton House. This self-guided tour includes over 15 beautiful homes and historic sites in Pennsbury and Kennett townships. Please click Candlelight Christmas Tour to preview some of the homes on this year's tour.


Notice to visitors: Visitors to the Candlelight Christmas Tour may not take photographs of house interiors without express permission from the house owner, thank you.


Sponsorship opportunities are available, please email nbarakat@chaddsfordhistory.org or call at (610) 388-7376

Museum Shop at the Barn Visitors Center Appliques by Naomi Grondahl

Visit our Museum Shop

Located inside

The Barn Visitors Center



Please stop by our Museum Shop where you'll find many unique gifts for that special someone on your list. We have a variety of crafts by local artists and an array of gifts and seasonal novelties that highlight the heritage of our region. Click here  to see some of our featured items.

Barn Visitors Center, Meeting Room Rental

The meeting room at the Barn Visitors Center is available to the public for business, individual or organizational use. The room size is 23 feet by 32 feet. Please call (610) 388-7376 or e-mail at info@chaddsfordhistory.org for fee schedule and additional information.