What Is New at the CHSV
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- The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia Headquarters and research
library in historic Castlewood, formerly located at 10201 Iron Bridge Rd.
23832, is closed for internal and external
restoration. The Historical Society continues its operations for our
members, volunteers, and community in the Historic Trinity Chapel. See the
news media information. <
NEW - CHSV
The Winter Lecture Series will began on January 13, 2017.
These are held at the Lucy Corr Village Community Hall, 6800
Lucy Corr Rd, Chesterfield, VA 23832. For
information on our lectures, please
call (804) 796-7121 1
Historical Society of Virginia is looking for WWI photographs of
Chesterfield Veterans and other World War One artifacts. A small WWI
display can be seen in the Chesterfield County Community Development
Building. Please call 796-7131 or email
Cranford for more details.
See Media Release
We have "Saturday lectures" held at the
Historic Old Jail and the Magnolia Grange House Musem. For details,
Please call 768-7311 for
calendar of events.
Library open Monday-Friday, 10-4 Closed
major holidays. Appointments are recommended for research assistance.
"Own" a piece of history
By donating to
the Revive Magnolia Grange 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
for the fund raiser page. For Point of Rocks: "Help preserve historic
Point of Rocks". For more information and to Donate, go here
Point of Rocks Civil War site.
change in Saturday hours 10:00 a.m - 2 pm.
Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia opened an exhibit
commemorating the 100th
anniversary of the Chesterfield County Police Department at the Historic
1892 Jail, located at 6819 Mimms Loop in Chesterfield. The exhibit is
titled, "The Chesterfield County Police Department: Celebrating 100 Years."
This centennial exhibit features photographs, uniforms and police equipment
from the past century. The County Museum and Jail complex is open
Tuesday-Friday, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., and Saturday from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
A suggested donation of $1.00 per visitor is requested to tour the new
exhibit. Tours are also offered at the Museum, next door at 6813 Mimms Loop.
Suggested admission to the Museum is $2.00.
Historic Castlewood c. 1935
Historic Castlewood c. 2016
the center for Chesterfield County history, the mission of the CHSV is to
collect, preserve, interpret, and promote the county's past for the
education and enjoyment of present and future generations.
Join the Chesterfield Historical Society
Historic Point of Rocks c. 1865
Return here often to see what the Chesterfield
Historical Society of Virginia is offering you.
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events in Chesterfield County
Be a supporter of Chesterfield history.
the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virgina. See models of Chesterfield
County's famous historical sites located in the CHSV Library at historic
Trinity Church, 10111 Ironbridge Road, Chesterfield, VA 23832.
Chesterfield County Facts
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.