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 Events:

9/24 - Paranormal Investigations with Delmarva Historic Haunts

Do you love history with a dash of mystery?  Come join us for some paranormal fun while we investigate four different locations at The Chadds Ford Historical Society!  Participants will learn about the tools that Delmarva Historic Haunts uses to explore paranormal activities and will participate in investigations first hand at our historic site. Investigations will be conducted on the field surrounding the Chadds Ford Historical Society, which lies on the trail of the Revolutionary War Battle of BrandywineJohn Chads HouseJohn Chads Springhouse, and the DHH mobile investigation lab.  There will be two times to attend: September 24, 2016 at 7:30pm and 10:30pm.  This Paranormal Investigation will be conducted by Delmarva Historic Haunts and hosted by the Chadds Ford Historical Society.  


Admission: $25 per person (ages 12+ through adults)



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10/11 - Pumpkin Painting Patch at Pinot's Palette

On Tuesday, October 11 from 7 to 9pm, we are kicking off fall at Pinot's Palette!   Try your hand at designing your own painted pumpkin to take home, while enjoying complimentary wine and light snacks and great company.  Proceeds from this event benefit the Society.  


Pinot's Palette

100 Ridge Road, Chadds Ford, PA  19317


Admission: $35 per person (ages 21+)

Tickets must be purchased in advance

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