Welcome to Chadds Ford Historical Society

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

About Us

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The Chadds Ford Historical Society is a private, non-profit, community-based organization that preserves three pre-Revolutionary buildings that are open to the public as museums.

 

Tours and Education Programs for youth and adults  are conducted year-round by appointment.

 

 

 

 

Join Us As A Member or Volunteer!

 

We have many opportunities for people to get involved, and help us preserve the history of Chadds Ford.

 

To learn how to become a member and support the mission of the Chadds Ford Historical Society while enjoying exclusive members-only benefits click here

 

Please visit our Volunteer page to lear how to get involved directly in the preservation and sharing of Chadds Ford history!

 

Sponsorship

 

Support the Chadds Ford Historical Society through Event Sponsorship

 

Promote your business while supporting the local history preservation and education initiatives of the Chadds Ford Historical Society.

 

Learn about all our sponsorship opportunities here

 

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Vision

 

Our Vision is to serve as the gateway between Chadds Ford’s past and present.  Through preservation, education and celebration, we will bring Chadds Ford to life in a way that promotes our unique history, protects our natural beauty and energizes and sustains our community into the future.  

Mission

 

Through the support and generosity of our members, visitors and the community at large, we will deliver our Vision by:

 

  • Preserving and broadening access to our properties and resources
  • Interpreting, recording and cataloging Chadds Ford’s unique history
  • Educating residents and visitors alike about Chadds Ford’s past and present
  • Hosting community gatherings that promote and celebrate the spirit, beauty and history of Chadds Ford
  • Collaborating with local organizations to prepare Chadds Ford for the future.

 

The Gift of Yesterday, Brandywine River Museum Antiques Show Catalogue The Gift of Yesterday, Brandywine River Museum Antiques Show Catalogue