MAGNOLIA GRANGE MUSEUM HOUSE

IS NOW OPEN and TOURS ARE CURRENTLY

AVAILABLE, COME SEE US!

Magnolia Grange, is a Virginia Historic Landmark and is on the National Register of Historic Places.

The home was built in 1822 by William Winfree. It is a Federal-style plantation house named after the 

circle of magnolias that once graced its front lawn. The land was originally part of a large land grant 

John Worsham in 1691. On the property near Magnolia Grange once stood a tavern and grist mill in addition to the residence and its dependencies. Magnolia Grange contains elaborate ceiling medallions and sophisticated carvings on mantels, doorways, and window enframements. Careful paint restoration has been

executed through wood graining and marbleizing. Scenic wallpaper by Zuber and carpeting of the period combine with authentic furnishings returns the house to its original grandeur. Magnolia Grange welcomes visitors to an interpretation of life in a county mansion of the early 19th century.

 

Sun, Mon, Tues & Weds - Closed

Thurs & Fri- 10 AM-4 PM

Sat- 10AM-2PM

Tour Pricing

$5.00 for adults

 $4.00 for seniors (60+)

 $3.00 for students (6-18)

 Children 5 & under are Free

 

All Magnolia Grange programs are free BUT reservations required, please call Lorie Arnold at 804-748-1498  or Bryan Truzzie at 751-4946. Please be aware that, to maintain the historical integrity of the site, Magnolia Grange is not handicapped accessible.

 

Magnolia Grange Programs

Unless otherwise noted in the program description, all Magnolia Grange programs are free but reservations are encouraged. Space is limited. Face masks required and social distancing guidelines are in place. To reserve a seat for these programs contact Lorie Arnold, 804-748-1498

Saturdays, noon

Feb. 27  – How Faith Got Us Through

In celebration of Black History Month, first person interpreter and storyteller, Theresa Gee, will provide an insightful program on the African American culture.

 

March 6 - The Women of the Civil War

During this presentation learn how the war affected the lives of women and children. Donetta Bantle, a historical interpreter with Magnolia Grange will present this insightful program.

 

April 10 - Songs of the Civil War

Hear 1860s music played by Susan Carraway on mandolin and guitar duo Virginia Dare. The program will be held outdoors. In the event of rain, the presentation will be moved inside.

 

April 24 - Celebrating Captain Sally

First person interpreter Debbie Phillips will portray Civil War nurse Sally Tompkins, who died in Richmond in 1916.

 

Tuesdays, 1 p.m.

March 9 - Games and Toys of Yesteryear

At this fun-filled event, participants will get the chance to amuse themselves with playthings of the 1800s through the 1970s, all eras during which families resided at Magnolia Grange. Reservations are encouraged; call 804-748-1498.

 

 

 

 

  

 

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Contact

Library: (804) 796-7121

Administrative Office: (804) 796-7131

Address

10111 Iron Bridge Rd, Chesterfield, VA 23832, USA

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