Local Preservation Resources

Brandywine Conservancy

Chester County Planning Commission

Chester County Historic Preservation Services

French and Pickering Creek Conservation Trust

Iron and Steel Heritage Region
The Heritage Region is a local effort to enhance and promote the historical, industrial development of the northern part of Chester County

Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County

Pennsbury Land Trust

The Wallace Trust

West Pikeland Land Trust

West Vincent Land Trust, Inc.

Willistown Conservation Trust

Regional Preservation Resources

Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia
The Alliance is among the primary preservation advocate in southeastern Pennsylvania

Schuylkill River National and State Heritage Area
The heritage area encourages preservation activities along the river.

Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County
Though they are outside of Chester County, they do a good job and have a lot of good information on their website.

Natural Lands Trust

North American Land Trust

State Preservation Resources

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
PHMC is the state historic preservation office for Pennsylvania

Keystone Grant Program
The Keystone Grant program provides funding for preservation projects throughout the Commonwealth.

Pennsylvania Certified Local Government Program
The Certified Local Government Program provides grant funding to historic communities in support of their preservation efforts.

Preservation Pennsylvania
Preservation Pennsylvania is the primary preservation advocate in the state.

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The Chester County Historic
Preservation Network
a 501(c)3 Organization


P.O. Box 174
West Chester, PA 19381


Sharon Buczala
Executive Assistant


The mission of CCHPN is to connect local governments, organizations, and individuals in their efforts to protect, preserve, and promote the historic resources and cultural landscapes of Chester County through communication and education.

The CCHPN works to bring people together and give them the information they need to preserve their neighborhoods and communities throughout Chester County. Please consider joining the effort.