Need Historic Location Ideas for Your Wedding? There’s Four in Chester County

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If you’re searching for unique, historic location ideas to plan your wedding, Chester County is home to four of the most romantic sites to set your love in stone, write Walden Green and staff from Philadelphia Magazine.

“Wedding season” is all year round, and if you want a memorable location for your special day, you’ve got plenty of options.

General Warren in Malvern is a country inn dating back to 1745. With indoor and outdoor dining available as well as four private rooms, its the perfect space for weddings of 15 to 50 people. There are also eight charming guest suites and some perks include use of linens, candles, music, and a coordinator are include free of charge.

Also in Malvern, Loch Aerie Mansion features a stunning entry hall and a parlor for small ceremonies or parties. There are also 19th century billiard and dining rooms. The site dates back to 1865 and has been updated and restored to include a 5,000-square-foot ballroom to go along with the 6,552-square-foot four-story palace.

Up next is Midway Arches in Coatesville. A combination of two former churches, the St. Cecilia’s side flaunts a Swiss Gothic facade build for 170 guests while the St. Stan’s side is a more intimate setting of 20 to 100 people. A brilliant place filled with neutral tones to make it easier for wedding decoration creativity, there is also an organ and stained-glass windows.

Finally, in Malvern as well, is the Philander Chase Knox Estate. An 18th century mansion, it is reminiscent of Mr. Darcy’s Pemberley estate from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. With babbling creeks, a terrace, grass-covered hills and covered bridges, there’s no better way to live your English fantasy than to book the site.

Think you’ve found the perfect place for your wedding? Read more about these historic location in Philadelphia Magazine.

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