Chester County America250PA
America250 PA Chester County Commission - On July 4, 2026, communities across the nation will join to celebrate the 250th anniversary of our great nation. From events such as the Battle of Brandywine to the Iron and Steel and Agriculture industries, history is all around us here in Chester County. Partnership events like concerts, parades, ceremonies, and gatherings will take place as part of the celebration led by America250, a coalition of public and private partners working to create initiatives and programs that honor our first 250 years and inspire us to think about our next 250 years. This multiyear effort to commemorate the semi-quincentennial celebration of our nation's 250th starts NOW.
History Museum Resources
PA Museums -- PA Museums is Pennsylvania’s statewide trade association serving museum professionals and institutions.
Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission -- The PHMC works in partnership with others to preserve the Commonwealth's natural and cultural heritage as a steward, teacher and advocate for the people of Pennsylvania and the nation.
American Association for State & Local History -- AALSH is a community of state & local history employees, volunteers, and advocates.
Historic Preservation Resources
Chester County Historic Preservation Network -- CCHPN connects local governments, organizations, and ans individuals in their efforts to protect, preserve, and promote the historic resources and cultural landscapes of Chester County.
Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia -- The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia is a membership-based, not-for-profit advocacy organization that shines a spotlight on the historic places that make the Philadelphia region special.
National Trust for Historic Preservation's Preservation Leadership Forum -- The business of saving places that matter involves preservation professionals, community leaders, planners, architects, and many more people and fields.
Dr. Daisy Century -- Dr. Century is a historical interpreter/actress who has brought to life the roles of Harriet Tubman, Bessie Coleman, Phillis Wheatley, and more.