Batttle of WareBottom Church
WareBottom Battlefield Park marks the center of the fighting that took place during the Battle of Ware Bottom Church. The site contains over 1500 feet of well-preserved trenches and artillery positions that were constructed in the months after the battle. The site was purchased in 2003 with funds from the National Park Service Battlefield Protection program. The park contains one of the largest unbroken sections of the Howlett Line still in existence. For a larger view of the battle plan , use the picture below.
The Strachan House at historic Point of Rocks as seen today
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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.
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