Virtual Town Tours and Village Walks

Thursday, August 6th, 2020 - Friday, August 28th, 2020
5:00 PM


Virtual Event

Beacons of Pride — Architecture, Artistry, and Personal Expression

Explore architecture, artistry, and personal expression in the exciting 26th annual Town Tours and Village Walks Program. This new Virtual Summer Series for 2020 has been designed to highlight our rich cultural heritage in Chester County while protecting your health and safety. Starting on July 16th, six favorite historic sites will present virtual “Live at Five” programs on Thursdays throughout July and August. Join the summer fun and sign up today, as we creatively continue our tradition of excellence with our free 2020 Virtual Town Tours and Village Walks Programs.

The 2020 Town Tours and Village Walks Virtual Summer Series will take place virtually through Zoom, a free video conferencing software for use with computers, tablets and cell phones. Our programs are free and sign-up is required by following these three simple steps.

  1. Sign up for the Virtual Webinars by going to the Eventbrite links listed below.
  2. Click “register” and check your email for an Eventbrite confirmation that will provide you the Zoom Link for the Webinar.
  3. Attend the “Live at Five” Webinar on the date for which you registered using the Zoom Link provided by Eventbrite.

July 16 — Art & Architecture in Phoenixville

Register for this webinar.

July 23 — Historic Sugartown

Register for this webinar.

July 30 — Hibernia Mansion

Register for this webinar.

August 6 — Village of Yellow Springs

Register for this webinar.

August 13 — Historic West Chester

Register for this webinar.

August 27 — Special Preview: Kennett Square Occupation Day

Register for this webinar.

Event contact: Nancy Shields at 610-344-6285 or

We anticipate sharing the programs online following their live presentation.

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The Chester County Planning Commission is pleased to support the 2020 Town Tours and Village Walks, and thanks this year’s sponsors and volunteers who have worked diligently to make these virtual tours possible, and welcomes this summer’s participants in learning about the county’s cultural heritage.

Sponsored by: Chester County Board of Commissioners, Chester County Planning Commission, Chester County Historic Preservation Network, The Chester County Historical Society, and Chester County Conference and Visitors Bureau.