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Chester County Historical Society

225 N High St, West Chester, PA 19380-2658
+1 610-692-4800
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Genealogy Research

Great library for genealogy research on West Chester PA area families. Friendly and helpful... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Annandale, Virginia
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Interesting look at the center of Chester County and the wealth of history that makes it such a... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
John C
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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225 N High St, West Chester, PA 19380-2658
+1 610-692-4800
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Great library for genealogy research on West Chester PA area families. Friendly and helpful librarian.

Thank Laura22003
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Interesting look at the center of Chester County and the wealth of history that makes it such a great place to live. Recommend.

Thank John C
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Went to the Chester County Historical Society. Impressive. Parked right outside. Lots of interesting history of Chester county. Well worth the $6.00 admission. Many rooms. Spent about an hour and a half there.

Thank DCShaker
Reviewed 20 June 2017

The historical society puts on a summer tour series that takes you through the history of Chester County - West Chester/Brandywine Revolutionary War events. They have tour guides and some time reenactors to make the tour interesting. The tour is free and great for any...More

Thank DiAlJo
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Nice building, has a wonderful genealogy library, very nice exhibits. I was very impressed by the helpers in the genealogy library they were very helpful in my research.

Thank Bette E
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent location to come for genealogy research in this area. The staff was so helpful, she helped me with my research. My hubby visited the museum. He said it was so nice. Will be back on another genealogy trip.

Thank Bette E
Reviewed 14 February 2017

this is the place where each summer the historic walks of Chester Co start out - with info and the museum about Chester co, is excellent and display in a great way .. the walks each Thurs night during the summer nights start in West...More

Thank prinzs1
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a well-maintained center with some interesting artifacts and a pretty easy-to-follow history of the county. They do a particularly good job of showing some aspects of the agricultural and manufacturing history. I enjoyed learning a bit about public houses and their role in...More

Thank luv2travel60626
Reviewed 26 December 2016

The Staff their was great., very helpful. The history of Chester County and West Chester was "spot on", I loved the whole time I was there..

Thank Leonard F
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Chester county is rich in history and tradition. The society is very helpful so you don't miss anything

Thank JChristopherMurphy
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Response from Kathy D | Reviewed this property |
Just give them a call. Visit their website. 610.692.4800