Chevy Chase Historical Society sponsors two annual lectures on topics related to local history, in the fall and the spring. These events are free and open to the public. Architects, historians, authors and other authorities have lectured on a variety of subjects in the past. Topics are wide ranging and have included the Civil War in Chevy Chase, the history of suburban development, architectural styles in Chevy Chase, the old trolley line, and the community during World War II. CCHS also provides lectures, information, photographs and exhibits for libraries, schools, historical organizations, civic groups and special county and state events.