Welcome to Chadds Ford Historical Society!

The Chadds Ford Historical Society works to share the history of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. We have three 18th century buildings that are open to the public seasonally - the John Chads House, the Chads Springhouse, and the Barns Brinton House. Throughout the year, we also offer a variety of fun and educational programs, special events, summer camps, and group tours.  We invite you to visit us at our Barn Visitors' Center to begin your historic experience in Chadds Ford!

Upcoming News & Events:

Visit our Museum Shop, featuring new seasonal merchandise, local artisan wares and colonial favorites!   Proceeds from store sales benefit the Society.



All seasonal merchandise is 20% off through year end!!


Members receive an additional 10% off!

CFHS Museum Shop

1736 N. Creek Road

Chadds Ford, PA  19317




Wednesday - Friday, 10am-4pm


Breakfast at Hank's Place

Sunday, January 15, 2017

7am to 3pm

Join us for Breakfast at Hank's!   This annual event raises funds for Chadds Ford Historical Society.   Enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal while helping preserve local history!  A portion of the day's proceeds will benefit the Chadds Ford Historical Society. A huge thank you to our neighbor, Hank's Place, for their generosity!


Hank's Place

1625 Creek Road

Chadds Ford, PA  19317



Please click here to sign up to help represent CFHS at Hank's!

Tavern Talks:
Chocolate & Courtship

Thursday, February 16, 7-9 PM

We're kicking off another year of Tavern Talks with the topic of Chocolate & Courtship. Tavern Talks is a monthly experience (not a lecture) aimed exclusively for adults 21 and older that focuses on fun topics in early American culture. Guests will experience history with hands-on activities, food and drink tastings, demonstrations and more!

Tickets can be purchased here and must be purchased in advance.