Candlelight Christmas House Tour: 2014

Saturday, December 6, 2014 from 1 to 6 pm

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The 2014 special tour should not be missed! It celebrates the 300-year history or the 1714 Barns-Brinton House and includes over 15 homes and historic sites in Pennsbury & Kennett Townships. 


Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 per person on December 6 (Day of the Tour) and are available for sale at:

1. the CFHS Barn Visitors Center weekdays from 11:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m.

2. Bryn Mawr Trust Bank at 1620 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, PA; Phone: 610-388-3150
Hours: M- Wed 9-4; Thurs: 9-5; Fri: 9-5; Sat. 9-12
3. Brandywine View Antiques; Address: 1301 Brinton Bridge Rd, Chadds Ford, PA 19317
Phone:(610) 388-6060; Hours: Wednesdays through Sundays 10 to 5


The Candlelight Christmas Tour proceeds help sustain the ongoing work to maintain and preserve the Society's historic properties: the John Chads House & Spring House and the Barns-Brinton House; support the Society's educational programs for school children and the community at large and its ongoing research projects on the history of the Chadds Ford area.


The Candlelight Christmas Tour Committee welcomes volunteers. Please call the Society at: 610-388-7376 if you are interested in participating in any of the following:


  • House Chair
  • Docent
  • Decorating
  • Hospitality
  • Music: playing instrument, caroling
  • Parking
  • Marketing and Promotion

Qualifications: Cheerful demeanor, dependability.

Great Match for: High School students, families, and retirees

Time Commitment: 2 1/2 half hours per shift. There are two shifts: 1 to 3:30 p.m. or 3:30 to 6 p.m.

Location: The properties are located in Kennett and Pennsbury Townships. Directions will be available prior to the tour.

Dress Code: Holiday attire or business casual.