Welcome to Duportail House

We wish to thank our many volunteers, sponsors and partners who are helping the Duportail House fulfill our mission of providing ongoing preservation of this beautiful historic property, while allowing our community outreach programs of education, enrichment and recreational activities to flourish.

We wish to thank all who have chosen Duportail House for their special events, educational field trips, and meetings. With your continued support, this timeless jewel in the heart of Tredyffrin Township in Chester County will be shared by the community for years to come. Please give us a call at 610-644-4840 for more information.
"Step back in time and relax in this circa 1740 farmhouse, situated on the fringe of Valley Forge National Historical Park."
— Board Member

DuPortail is Open to the Public each Sunday, 1 PM – 3 PM

Except holidays and during special events.



The original section of the Duportail House was built in 1740 by John Harvard, Jr., a Welsh farmer, on a tract of land given to him by his father. The house was used as quarters by General Louis Lebeque Duportail, chief engineer of the Continental Army during Read More...

Gallery / Video

Gallery / Video

We have created photo clips of recent events at Duportail house. Please note that all of these images are also available on our facebook page as well. Music will play during these clips so be sure to adjust the sound on your computer. Sit back… relax and enjoy! Read More...

Duportail Rentals

Duportail House Rentals

Take advantage of this unique facility for your special occasion such as wedding ceremonies & receptions, milestone celebrations, corporate picnics or intimate dinner parties. A perfect location for corporate off-site meetings, as the Duportail offers wireless Wi-Fi Read More...