The CHSV will start its
Winter Lecture Series on January 2016. All lectures take
place at the Lucy Corr Village Communiuty Hall, 6800 Lucy Corr Blvd,
Chesterfield, Va 23832 at 7:00 p.m.
13, 2017 - 7 p.m.
presented by historic impersonator Dick
Cheatham portraying John Rolfe, Pocahontas' husband.
talk about the founding of the United States of America at the Community Room - Lucy Corr Village $5, free
to CHSV members . See photo for a larger view.
27, 2017 - 7 p.m. :
Pagano, a former teacher, is the
principalresearch historian and the Historical Interpretation
Supervisor at Henricus Historical Park will
discuss "Henricus, In
the Beginning and Today".
The present park at Henricus has a great history that dates prior to
the English arriving. Hear the lecture at the Community Room - Lucy Corr
Village) $5, free to CHSV members . See photo for a larger view.
10, 2017 - 7 p.m.
third lecture, on February 10, 2017 entitled,
" A Postcard History of Places
Along U.S. Highway 1, 1920-1975" by Tm O'Gorman, author
and collector. He is a retired Director of the U.S. Army
Quartermaster Museum at Fort Lee and a member of the Old
Dominion Postcard Club.
His interest in
old motels, tourist courts and other roadside features stem from
the history they represent and the importance of documenting a
disappearing historic resource. (Community Room - Lucy Corr Village) $5,
free to CHSV members . See photo for a larger view
conjunction with the celebration of Black History Month, The
fourth lecture in our series is on February 24, 2017 entitled, "Resources
for African American Genealogy at the Library of Virginia" by
Virginia Dunn, the Archives Research Manager.
(Community Room - Lucy
Corr Village) $5, free to CHSV members . See photo for a larger
10 , 2017- 7 p.m. :
A lecture On a Civil War topic
Breathed" who fought with General JEB Stuart. Conducted
by David P. Bridges, author and living history reenactor.
A descendant of Maj.
Breathed, David Bridges will discuss his ancestor’s unique war
experience as a doctor-turned-warriorCommunity Room, Lucy Corr Village, $5, Free to CHSV Members.
See photograpgh for a larger view.
7 p.m, the sixth and
final lecture will be presented on March 24, 2017 by Dr. John V.
Quarstein, author and historian. Dr. Quartein will prent a lecture on "Sinking
of the Lusitania, a Precursor to WWI". This"Winter Lecture
Series" will take place in the Community Hall at Lucy Corr Village,
6800 Lucy Corr Boulevard in Chesterfield, VA. Lectures are free
to members of CHSV, $5 for non-members.
. John V. Quarstein, an authority
on maritime history who is currently working on various
documentaries including ‘Pirates of the Chesapeake’.
For more information,
please call (804)796-7131.
Notice---The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia may
cancel a Winter Lecture due to bad weather or other situations that
would otherwise prevent the lecture event from occurring. Please
return to this page often for updates and/or changes.