For a complete
list of our programs visit our site here or call Bryan Truzzie,
751-4946.We have volunteers that will provide a presentation to your
organization. Call the office of the Chesterfield Historical
Society of Virginia for more information at 804-796-7121. Some
programs are free. Cost: $35.00 for non-profits/ $50.00 for
private groups and groups outside of Chesterfield County. Contact
Bryan Truzzie at 804-751-4946 or firstname.lastname@example.org
to arrange a presentation or for additional information. You may
also Call the office of the Chesterfield Historical Society of
Virginia for more information at 804-796-7121.
Learn from the Past - This presentation focuses on the
archaeological process, establishing an excavation site, a look at
various branches of archaeology and a discussion of historical
findings from recent excavations.
Chesterfield County: A Historical Perspective- This presentation details the
rich history of Chesterfield, spanning over 250 years. It also
describes the county's historic and recreational sites, and is ideal
for those who are new to the region and wish to learn more.
Courthouse Green - Learn about the Colonial
history of Chesterfield's old Courthouse Green and hear the stories
surrounding its monuments and historic structures.
Civil War in Chesterfield County -
program will address the Bermuda Hundred Campaign in Chesterfield
County. This was the only campaign during the Civil War that was
fought entirely in one county.
Chesterfield County - Discover some of the
most haunting historic sites and antebellum homes in the county.
Their History and Folklore - Did you know
that basil was used as an air freshener, insect repellent, digestive
medicine, good luck charm, and symbol of love, in addition to its
culinary uses? Explore the historical uses and folklore of
this and other familiar garden herbs such as rosemary, sage, fennel
Historic Chesterfield Courthouse - Learn
about the history surrounding Chesterfield County�s original 1750
courthouse, including several well-known trials and other historic
events that took place on its grounds.
Public Speaking Requests : We can provide an engaging and educational
power point program for your next social function. A wonderful
opportunity for churches, civic organizations, scouts, garden clubs and
older adults to learn more about Chesterfield County�s history. We
offer a wide range of horticulture and history topics such as historic
trees, medicinal herbs and plants, coal mining history, ghost stories,
Civil War history and many other topics. Presentations are offered
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia
Headquarters and research library has moved into the old historic Trinity
Church . See the
news media information. Please contact us: (804)796-7121.
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm.