Historic Yellow Springs

1685 Art School Road
Chester Springs, PA 19425
Historic Site/House

Eileen McMonagle

P.O. Box 62
Chester Springs, PA 19425

Historic Yellow Springs is a 140 acre site with eleven historic buildings. The history dates to 1722 as a health spa, 1777-78 as the first Revolutionary War military hospital in America, a well-known spa until the Civil War, 1868-1912 as a Civil War Orphan School, 1916-1952 as the Country School for the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1952-1974 a film production facility for Good News Productions and to the present as Historic Yellow Springs interpreting the history, preserving the ecological elements of this site, creating and presenting programs and exhibitions and a teaching studio for fine art and ceramics.