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CHSV WInter Lectures

The 10th annual CHSV "Winter Lecture Series" will take place in the Community Hall at Lucy Corr Village, 6800 Lucy Corr Boulevard in Chesterfield, VA. The lectures are free to members of CHSV, $5 for non-members.  For more information, please call (804)796-7131. 

 

The CHSV will start its Winter Lecture Series on January 2016.   All lectures take place at the Lucy Corr Village Communiuty Hall, 6800 Lucy Corr Blvd, Chesterfield, Va 23832 at 7:00 p.m.   

Photo1January 13, 2017 - 7 p.m.
presented by historic impersonator Dick Cheatham portraying John Rolfe, Pocahontas' husband. He will talk about the founding of the United States of America at the Community Room - Lucy Corr Village $5, free to CHSV members .  See photo for a larger view.   


 

 

 

HenricusJanuary 27, 2017 - 7 p.m. John Pagano, a former teacher, is the principalresearch historian and the Historical Interpretation Supervisor at Henricus Historical Park will discuss "Henricus, In the Beginning and Today".  The present park at Henricus has a great history that dates prior to the English arriving. Hear the lecture at the Community Room - Lucy Corr Village) $5, free to CHSV members .  See photo for a larger view.   

 

 

Moore's CabinFebruary 10, 2017 - 7 p.m. The third lecture, on February 10, 2017 entitled, " A Postcard History of Places Along U.S. Highway 1, 1920-1975" by Tm O'Gorman, author and collector. He is a retired Director of the U.S. Army Quartermaster Museum at Fort Lee and a member of the Old Dominion Postcard Club.  His interest in    old motels, tourist courts and other roadside features stem from the history they represent and the importance of documenting a disappearing historic resource.  (Community Room - Lucy Corr Village) $5, free to CHSV members .  See photo for a larger view

 

 

Mann PhotoIn conjunction with the celebration of Black History Month, The fourth lecture in our series is on February 24, 2017 entitled, "Resources for African American Genealogy at the Library of Virginia" by Virginia Dunn, the Archives Research Manager.  (Community Room - Lucy Corr Village) $5, free to CHSV members .  See photo for a larger view

 

 

 

Major  BreathedMarch 10 , 2017- 7 p.m. :  A lecture On a Civil War topic "Major James Breathed" who fought with General JEB Stuart.  Conducted by David P. Bridges, author and living history reenactor.  A descendant of Maj. Breathed, David Bridges will discuss his ancestor’s unique war experience as a doctor-turned-warriorCommunity Room, Lucy Corr Village, $5, Free to CHSV Members.  See photograpgh for a larger view.   

 

 

 

 

S.S. LucitaniaAt  7 p.m, the sixth and final lecture will be presented on March 24, 2017 by Dr. John V. Quarstein, author and historian.   Dr. Quartein will prent a lecture on "Sinking of the Lusitania, a Precursor to WWI".   This"Winter Lecture Series" will take place in the Community Hall at Lucy Corr Village, 6800 Lucy Corr Boulevard in Chesterfield, VA. Lectures are free to members of CHSV, $5 for non-members.  Dr. John V. Quarstein, an authority on maritime history who is currently working on various documentaries including ‘Pirates of the Chesapeake’.  For more information, please call (804)796-7131. 

The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization established in 1981.  Its mission is to collect, preserve, interpret and promote the county�s past for the education and enjoyment of present and future generation


Notice---The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia may cancel a Winter Lecture due to bad weather or other situations that would otherwise prevent the lecture event from occurring.  Please return to this page often for updates and/or changes.



 

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CHSV Winter Lectures   Spend an evening at Lucy Corr with the CHSV Winter Lectures.  Never dull and very interesting lectures, you will always have an enjoyable evening.  The line-up this season is quite interesting.  Bring a friend!  There is always room for one more.  Come listen to a historical impersonator or learn about the Civil War in Chesterfield County and more.   Cost: $5 per person.  Free to CHSV Members.  


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