Help celebrate over 250 years of American history in Delaware County
Delaware County has a multitude of historic sites, theaters, parks, museums, colleges and sports complex to visit. They all contribute to the heritage of Delaware County and Southeastern Pennsylvania.
Help celebrate America's 250th birthday with your organization or group, get involved with the planning of events, or just attend them. All levels of involvement are welcome.
Sponsorships and donations will help make this celebration a success, both leading up to 2026 and beyond. Sponsor an event or support the whole celebration. All levels are welcome.
Join us for the recognition of the 245th anniversary of the Battle of Brandywine. This event on Hallowed ground, is on the actual site of the main battle combat area. See one of the largest events of its kind. See battle re-enactments, historical crafts, displays, authors, artists & local groups. Free, donations welcome.
Revolutionary Reads will culminate with a visit from the author on Sunday, November 6 at 1:00 pm hosted by Widener University. This event is free and open to the public. Dr. Zabin will discuss her 2020 book which invites a reconsideration of one of the iconic events leading to revolution. Let us know you’d like to attend and stay up-to-date on event details by RSVPing. All attendees will be entered into a raffle to win a signed copy of the book and other fun swag!
America250PA invites you to #JoinUs on National Pennsylvania Day, as we staff food banks across the Commonwealth! This July 20th, we are counting on you to #JoinUs at one of the 12 participating food banks near you. If you are able to volunteer a few hours of your time this Pennsylvania Day, please find your nearest food bank and complete our volunteer form on the 'More Info' button. Representatives from America250PADelco will be at Philabundance on July 20. Shifts are 8:45-12 and 12:45-4.
As we prepare for the country’s 250th birthday, join local historian Jim Segrave-Daly to discuss how Philadelphia & Delaware County celebrated America’s bicentennial. From President Ford’s visit to Valley Forge & Philadelphia to the film “Independence” by Academy Award-winning director John Huston, the area celebrated in style. Joint program with Haverford Township Historical Society, Haverford Township Free Library and America250PADelco. Click Read More to watch the video.Read More
At the July 21, 2021 County Council meeting, Councilman Madden read out a Resolution supporting the Pennsylvania Commission for the United States semi-quincentennial (America250PA). Agenda item 7.A at the meeting. Item 9.E was for approval of applying for a PHMC HARC grant which, if successful, would involve America250PADelco in the third phase of the Collections Care project throughout Delaware County. Click the button to watch the video of both items.Read More