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Duportail House

Chesterbrook Wedding Venue
297 Adams Drive
Chesterbrook, Pennsylvania 19087
Contact: Event Coordinator
Phone: 610/644-4840


Why We Like This Place

• This 1740 farmhouse played a role in the American Revolution. Situated at the edge of what is now Valley Forge National Historical Park, it hosted Louis Duportail, a French general and the army’s chief engineer, who designed fortifications here that enabled Washington’s troops to hold off an attack.

• The bucolic grounds offer the perfect setting. Three woodsy acres feature a charming wooden bridge, old-growth trees, large lawns and a gazebo—all excellent backdrops for your ceremony, cocktail reception and photos.

• You can celebrate inside and/or outside the gracious farmhouse. Invite your guests for dinner on the first floor of the house and take advantage of the lovely patio, which is tented from April through December and is ideal for dancing. You can also dine on the lawn—just rent an additional tent for up to 200!

• The farmhouse offers another perk: You and your bridal party can utilize the second-floor sitting room to get ready for the big day.

Capacity

Ceremony

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 90
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 200

Reception/Special Events

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 150
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 200
  • Max. Standing/Cocktails Indoors: 160
  • Max. Standing/Cocktails Outdoors: 200

Meetings

  • Max. Seated: 200

Cost: Prices, Deposits, Etc.

A $500 refundable security deposit and signed contract are required to reserve your date. The rental fee ranges $800–2,900 depending on the day of the week and time of year.

Location Uses

Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Special Events, Parties
Business Functions/Meetings
Rehearsal Dinners

Venue Views

Forest/Wooded Area
Landscaped Grounds

Venue Type

Banquet Hall/Events Facility
Barn
Historic/Landmark Building
Mansion

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