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. 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!
Historic House Museums Now Open Saturdays, 11am - 4pm
9/10 & 9/11 - Chadds Ford Days
Chadds Ford Days is a festival commemorating the Battle of the Brandywine, which took place on September 11th, 1777. We offer fun activities for all ages varying from colonial demonstrations, tours of our historical homes, war reenactors, local music and much more. We will also have over 60 vendors from the area offering various items such as artisanal foods, craft beers, clothing, and handmade crafts. Come relive history with your family, friends and dogs right here in Chadds Ford. Don't miss out on joining the community in this family friendly festival September 10th-11th! Admission: $10 for adults, children and CFHS members are FREE!
Interested in volunteering for Chadds Ford Days?
Sign up here: http://v.ly/VolCFD2016
9/15 - Tavern Talks: Creating the Perfect (Colonial) Selfie
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 Brandywine, John Chads House, John 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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