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NOTICE The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia Headquarters and research library in historic Castlewood, formerly located at 10201 Iron Bridge Rd. Chesterfield, VA 23832, is closed for internal and external restoration.  We have moved into the old Historic Trinity Church .  See the news media information.  More Information                                 Castlewood Renovation

Tomato PhotographTomato Plant Sale :  The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia in cooperation with the Department of Parks and Recreation, hosted its Annual Heirloom Tomato Plant Sale at the Chesterfield County Museum on Friday, April 18 and again on Saturday, April 19  (while supplies lasted ). Tomato plants are $2 each or 3 for $5.  Cash or check only.  Proceeds from the sale will benefit Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia.  Call the museum staff at 796-7311 to check availbility of any remaining plants.    Tomato Varieties List

New ItemWinterpock Home tour Event. The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) presented “Historic Winterpock Day,” a tour of more than a dozen historic homes, churches and cemeteries and a school on Saturday, April 12, 2014.  This tour was one of Chesterfield County’s oldest communities to benefit the CHSV Revive Magnolia Grange campaign to raise funds for the interior refurbishment of Magnolia Grange house museum on Iron Bridge Road, the only historic home open to the public in Chesterfield County.  See a samping ofl the tour.  Not all sites are represented in this website showing.  Click on the photos for larger views or use the link for a slideshow.   See the photos

Own” a piece of history By donating to the Revive MagnoliaGrange Campaign .  This event will benefit the “Revive Magnolia Grange” Campaign to raise funds for the interior refurbishment of Magnolia Grange house museum, the only historic home open to the public.. <More information here   See here for the fund raiser page

New ItemMother's Day Tea  The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia will present a Mother’s Day Tea on Wednesday, May 7th at 1:00 pm at historic Magnolia Grange House Museum, 10020 Iron Bridge Road, Chesterfield, VA.  Mrs. Martha Washington will be the featured guest for tea. The public is invited to experience 18th century tea customs and how the nation’s first lady entertained her guests. The menu for the Mother’s Day Tea will include a selection of finger sandwiches, sweets, cakes and teas.  Free tours of the House Museum will be offered and the Chesterfield Historical Society of VA Museum Shop will be open during the event.  See the media release for details.

 

New ItemNew CHSV Executive Director:  Chesterfield, VA, March 28, 2014 – The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) has announced the appointment of Debra Herbst as Executive Director at the Society head office located in historic Trinity Church, 10111 Iron Bridge Road, Chesterfield.   :  See the media release

Gwen. Benjamin Butler  P.T. BeauregardeCivil War Events:  Bermuda Hundred 150th Event Assistance Needed  See the details and available boat tours.   The 150th anniversary of the Battle of Fort Clifton.   details are here  Pictured are  (left) P.T. Beauregarde and  (right) Union General Benjamin Butler, Commander of the Army of the James.

 

New ItemGirl Scout Program Chesterfield, VA, April 21, 2014 –The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) in partnership with the Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation will offer a badge workshop for Girl Scouts during MAY -  Explore Chesterfield Girl Scout Council badge workshop will be held on Saturday, May3  from 1-5 p.m.  See the news media for more details.

New ItemVolunteer Lunch:  Some of our volunteers enjoyed a nice volunteer lunch at the Highlands Country Club.  See the photos

Chesterfield Vietnam Veterans:  The Vietnam Memorial Wall is coming to our area..  Go here for details.

New ItemSpecial Programs:  See the media notices.    Check us out.   For those who like paranormal activities, visit here.  Registration is via PayPal links on this site.  For Home School Programs for April, see the media release  For a A walking tour of Point of Rocks , see Media Release.  See a special showing at the Meadowdale Library.  Go here

 The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia partners with the Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation on a variety of events and programs throughout the year to satisfy everyone's appetite for history, to re-live the times and events of yesteryear and to get involved in the history of our county.

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