Chester County Historical Society is teaming up with Greystone Hall to offer a lecture series about the incredible history of this amazing Gilded Age Mansion! The lectures include history of the mansion and all that went on in it. From the owner, Philip M. Sharples, and architect, Charles Barton Keen’s background and history, to Keen’s initial plans for Greystone, follow a series of speakers to learn about the history beyond the walls of this luxurious manor.
Greystone Hall is a lavish English estate, located right on Phoenixville Pike. In 1907, this gorgeous hall was built for Sharples, the inventor and manufacturer of the Sharples Tubular Cream Separator, a local West Chester company. The manor was architect Keen’s vision come to life. Keen was known for his work of mansions and buildings in Germantown, Overbrook, Philadelphia and the Main Line. Being around for over 100 years, the estate served as a home and has now become a popular venue for many types of events. The walls are enriched in architectural and local history, which The Chester County History Society wants you to find more about.
Lecture Dates and Times
The lectures will take place over three nights. The first set of speeches will take place September 20th from 6:30pm-8:30pm. The next set will take place the following week, September 27th from 6:30pm-8:30pm and will conclude the following Tuesday, October 4th from 6:30pm-8:30pm.
All lectures will be hosted at Greystone Hall, located at 1034 Phoenixville Pike. Tickets are $30 per night or $75 for all three. During intermissions, you will also be provided light refreshments.
Not only do you get to spend the night learning about local history, but you get to do it in extravagant mansion! Don’t miss out and book your tickets here today!
For more information about the lectures and event click here.