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Chesterfield commemorates 100th anniversary of historic courthouse

October 26, 2017

Chesterfield County’s oldest artifact was unveiled and its ring sounded across the courthouse lawn on Thursday to kick off an even larger historical celebration.

CHESTERFIELD’S CHERISHED BELL RESTORED – IS IT THE OLDEST?

April 20, 2017

Mark Holmberg visits Chesterfield Historical Society to see the historic 1794 Courthouse bell after the completion of it's restoration.

HIDDEN HISTORY: CHESTERFIELD’S OLDEST ARTIFACT DATES BACK 268 YEARS

April 19, 2017

The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia restores historic 1749 Courthouse bell. Three Years older than the Liberty Bell.

1749 COURTHOUSE BELL RESTORED

April 19, 2017

Norquest Conservation Studio in Herndon is restoring the 1749 Chesterfield County courthouse bell which will be on exhibit at the Chesterfield County Museum.

MUSEUM SHOWCASES ROADSIDE AMERICANA: POSTCARDS

April 05, 2017

The Old Dominion Postcard Club, a Central Virginia based association of collectors and enthusiasts and the organizing force behind a new exhibit at the Chesterfield Museum.

Saving History One Battle at a Time

March 01, 2017

"There are few people, possibly none, more familiar with Civil War history in Chesterfield County than George L. Fickett, Jr. Working for Chesterfield County for 45 years, Fickett made his job his fulfillment rather than his daily grind."

Remembering Mimms

November 06, 2016

From slavery to the Board of Supervisors: The legacy of Cornelius Mimms

Summerseat's Rebirth

September 15, 2016

The Village of Ettrick’s historic and iconic gem saved from demolition four years ago is getting an exterior makeover. HistoriCorps, the nationally recognized leader in mobilizing citizens to save and protect places that matter, currently has its team on-site leading volunteers and students with a six-week field school to serve as a demonstration project  The project is being funded by a $130,797 grant from The Cameron Foundation.

COUNTY AWASH IN OLD FAMILY CEMETERIES

September 06, 2012

Historical Society documents over 600 burial grounds.

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