The Washington at Historic Yellow Springs

1685 Art School Road, Chester Springs, PA 19425 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About The Washington at Historic Yellow Springs

The Washington at Historic Yellow Springs is a historic wedding venue located in Philadelphia. This charming venue is complete with 142 acres of meadows, green lawns, gentle springs and historic buildings. Its tucked away in a quiet corner of Chester Springs, Pennsylvania, making it a private space to celebrate with friends and family while still being conveniently located close to area roads, hotels and high-quality vendors. With rich history and a beautiful setting, The Washington at Historic Yellow Springs is a unique venue to host an event that your guests won't soon forget.

Facilities and Capacity
The Washington at Historic Yellow Springs offers both indoor and outdoor venues to host your one-of-a-kind ceremony and reception. Their lush outdoor space provides natural beauty and an intimate setting to exchange your vows. Their indoor space can easily hold 150 seated guests and still have plenty of room for dancing. In addition, there are two smaller rooms that can be used as a cocktail hour space or lounge area that open out to beautiful outdoor spaces.

Services Offered
The Washington at Historic Yellow Springs offers many wedding services for your celebration. They are also available to host engagement parties and bridal showers. The wedding services they provide for your big day include:

  • Bridal suite
  • Cleanup
  • Lighting
  • Setup
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair access

History
Originally built around 1750, The Washington at Historic Yellow Springs has served as a colonial inn and tavern when the village of Yellow Springs was a fashionable spa. During the American Revolution, General Washington slept there when he was visiting the soldiers who were convalescing in the Yellow Springs hospital he commissioned in the village in 1777. During the 19th century, the building was used as a dining facility and dormitory for the orphans of Civil War Soldiers and the early 20th century saw this wonderful building used as a dining hall and dorm for the young artists of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

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  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 4.8

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    Sarah · Married on 11/03/2018

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    Couldn't have asked for more!

    My husband and I couldn't be happier with The Washington! We booked our wedding two years out so we could be sure that we'd have our choice of vendors and we have no regrets there. Caitlin was awesome to work with, and the venue itself is fantastic - there's history, beauty, and (maybe most importantly) options in case of inclement weather! We ended up being able to have our ceremony outside, but after weeks of rainy weather it was so nice to not worry about what we'd do if it did rain on our day.

    The Washington provides a list of preferred caterers you can work with, and our choice - Feastivities - was AWESOME. Three weeks have past and guests are still telling me how much they loved the food! The staff was super nice and attentive as well. I can't recommend The Washington and Feastivities highly enough!

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    Jesse · Married on 09/28/2018

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    Incredible!

    The Yellowsprings was everything I could have every dreamed of. The space alone is beautiful but you can add your own flare if you’d like with decor and catering. Caitlin helped coordinate the day of and because of her the ceremony went off without a hitch. We were able to fit a 6 piece band, and 125 guests with plenty of room for dancing. 10/10 would recommend!!

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The Washington at Historic Yellow Springs FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 3,000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 2,500.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, Clean Up, Parking, Set Up, Tables
  • Describe your venue: Banquet Hall, Historic Building, Museum
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party
  • What event services do you offer? Clean Up, Get Ready Rooms, Set Up
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access

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  • 1685 Art School Road Chester Springs, Pennsylvania, PA 19425 See on map
    610-365-4424 (Phone number)

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