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Chestnut Hill Historical Society - An Accredited Land Trust

Mission StatementPreserving and nurturing the historical, physical and cultural resources and character of Chestnut Hill (a neighborhood in Philadelphia)

Contact Information

Chestnut Hill Historical Society - An Accredited Land Trust
8708 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19118-2717

Phone: (215) 247-0417
Fax: (215) 247-9329


Year Founded1990
Land Trust Alliance Member Since2008
Adopted S&P*Yes
Area of Operation
Number of Full-time Staff1
Number of Supporters407
Land Protection PrioritiesHistoric or cultural resources; Open space, in general; Urban parks, gardens or open spaces; Important natural areas or wildlife habitats; Water resources, including wetlands

*Indicates adoption of the 2004 Land Trust Standards and Practices

Counties of Operation:

Pennsylvania: Philadelphia   Montgomery  

Acres Conserved

State Total Owned Under Easement Other*

*This figure includes land that has been acquired by land trusts — whether through purchase, donation or by another means — and subsequently has been transferred to a public agency. It also includes land protected through other methods such as negotiating and preparing for acquisition by other organizations or agencies.

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