Chestnut Hill Historical Society

  • PA


8708 Germantown Avenue
United States

About Us

The Chestnut Hill Historical Society is dedicated to preserving and nurturing the historical, physical, and cultural resources, and the character of Chestnut Hill. We house an archiveof more than 21,000 items documenting the rich architectural and cultural history of Chestnut Hill, a designated National Historic District; provide educational resources to homeowners on repairing and preserving the older home; produce educational programs and speaker events; and operate as a land trust protecting more than 74 key acres and 12 historic facades under permanent conservation easement. Chestnut Hil Historical Society is the first nationally accredited land trust, with a focus on urban parcels, by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission.