Home- School History Adventures

These programs are designed for families with children ages 6 and older. $5 per child 

Fridays 10 a.m.- Noon 

Details: Bryan Truzzie at 751-4946 or truzzieb@chesterfield.gov

CHESTERFIELD COAL

November 8th - 10 am. - Noon

Did you know that Midlothian was the site of the first commercial coal mines in North America? Take a guided tour and discover what coal mining was all about. Participate in a scale hardness test and learn how to classify rocks. This activity addresses geology and coal mining.  The program meets at the amphitheater in front of the lake at the Midlothian Mines Park, 13286 North Woolridge Road

 

WORLD WAR I: THE WAR TO END ALL WAR

November 22nd, 10 am. - Noon

This program will address impacts to soldiers facing life on the front in World War I.  Learn about the involvement of American troops during the war, trench warfare, equipment, gear, the food they ate, challenges they faced and discover some of the battlefield, improvements such as tanks, airplanes, artillery and more.  Meet at the Chesterfield Museum, 6813 Mimms Loop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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P.O. Box 40

10111 Iron Bridge Rd, Chesterfield, VA 23832, USA

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