DCHS 
OPEN HOUSE


 
Friends of DCHS and donors are invited to visit DCHS for the official unveiling of the 1860 Lincoln Campaign Banner!

RSVP HERE
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Thursday Sept. 23
10 - 8 PM 
"TALKING THE DELCO WAY"
Virtual Event
Sports Legends of Delaware County & DCHS present:

DELCO SPORTS LEGENDS & VETERANS

 
Virtual Event
Thursday, November 11
6:30 PM 

REGISTER FOR EVENT
 
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UPCOMING EVENTS AT DCHS

VISITATION UPDATE!

DCHS is currently open to the public Tuesday - Thursday, 10am-4pm.
We encourage visitors to make an appointment in advance for research and/or group tours.  
For more information or to make a research appointment, email research@padelcohistory.org or call 610-359-0832. 

Leather Bound Books
  • 4,500+ books on local genealogy & county history

  • 200 original and/or copies of handwritten documents from colonial period

  • William Penn original documents, land grants & wills

  • Family Bible Collection

  • 350,000 historic documents

  • Yearbooks dating back to 1880

  • Newspaper & Census Collection

  • Maps & Atlases

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Current Exhibit:

"125 Years of Delaware County History"

  • 75,000+ Photographs

  • Painting Collection

  • Celebrated Portraits

  • Furniture Collection & Staged Rooms

  • War Artifacts

  • Clothing Collection

  • Farm Equipment Collection

  • Touch & Learn Artifact Table

  • Children experience hands-on educational learning

  • Learn the historic significance of Delaware County through play

  • Discover an 18th century one-room schoolhouse and...

  • Explore a child's bedroom and an adult parlor from colonial times

 

Book a School or Group Tour!

The mission of Delaware County Historical Society (DCHS) is to collect, protect and preserve the history and culture of Delaware County, PA making it accessible to all by providing strong educational outreach.  

 

Since 1895, DCHS has been gathering and sharing the stories of the county and its people. 

 

Where history comes to life. 

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Sun Shipbuildling

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Lewis Family China
Lewis Family China

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Clothing display
Clothing display

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Sun Shipbuildling

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CONTACT

Phone

(610) 359-0832

or

(610) 872-0502

    Fax     

(610) 872-0503

Email

info@padelcohistory.org

VISIT

408 Avenue of the States

Chester, PA 19013

(across from City Hall)

Free parking lot located on

W. 4th St. & City Hall Pl.

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Tuesday -Thursday

10AM - 4PM

 

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