Welcome to Chadds Ford Historical Society
Saturday, March 1, 8, and 15
Plein Air Paintings on Exhibit
12 Noon to 3 p.m.
Please stop by our exhibit gallery at the Barn Visitors Center. You will find
beautiful art on display all done en Plein Air by award winning artists capturing scenes of the Brandywine Valley.
Summer Day Camps NEW!
Weeks of June 23-27; July 21-25; July 28-Aug. 1; and Aug. 18 -22
8:45 am to 1:15 pm
Barn Visitors Center and John Chads House
Looking for a great experience for your child this summer? Check under the EDUCATION tab for American Girl TM Doll Camp and Making History Camp (for youth 7 years old+).
Also check out the Junior Guide program which meets on Saturdays for youth 11 to 18 years of age.
Join us for hands-on history!
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.
Mark Your Calendars
Tuesday, March 11
Pickett's Charge: The Untold Story
Lecture and book signing by Bruce Mowday
Bruce Mowday is an award-winning journalist and author. He has authored 15 books on history, sports, true crime and business. His latest book is Pickett's Charge: The Untold Story was released in June by Barricade Books of New York in time for the 150th anniversary of Gettysburg. The book took almost four years to research and write.
Tuesday, March 25
American Roots: Horticulture in 18th Century America
Lecture and demonstration by Chuck Feld
Chuck Feld has extensive experience in horticulture, having received a degree in Ornamental Horticulture from Penn State and subsequently was employed for 20 years at Styers Nurseries. He has taught at Longwood, and since 2007 has been teaching at Williamson Trade School. Williamson presented an exhibit on 18th century horticulture at the 2013 Philadelphia International Flower Show.
Friday, May 16
A Toast to the Tavern: 300 Years!
The Barns-Brinton House 1714 - 2014
Exhibit Opening and Spring Open House
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for fee schedule and additional information.