Join local Chester County archivists, librarians, and curators for a conversation on preservation techniques for your family collection! Continue reading
Join the Chester County Archives to dig into their most popular collections and to learn how these resources can help you search your family’s history! Continue reading
Join us as we explore what has proven to be one of the most valuable record sets available to genealogists today. Continue reading
Make fire cider with Nyambi Naturals. This ancestral recipe uses ingredients right from your pantry and garden. Continue reading
Mennonite Heritage Center archivist Forrest Moyer will share tips on how and where to look for family stories in papers that can be found online and at historical society archives. Continue reading
A fun, hands on workshop on how to assess, arrange, restore and archive your personal memorabilia, photos and objects.
Your story is important! This workshop, co-sponsored by the William Way Community Center, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts is open to anyone.You can bring in samples of the kinds of things that document your own life, your family and your community. We’ll give you tips on how to store that memorabilia, how to maintain it, repair it and handle it. We’ll even point you toward local libraries and archives that might be interested in accepting your treasures when you’re ready to give them up, or just can’t move them one more time.