Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia

 

Magnolia Grange House Museum

Magnolia Grange Events

10020 Iron Bridge Road, Chesterfield, VA 23832

Please note: To maintain the historical integrity of the site, Magnolia Grange is not handicapped accessible.   Programs are Free. Reservations required for all programs.   Please call: 804-748-1498

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Magnolia Grange House Museum offers events and programs that will satisfy any age group.  Home Schools and Public Schools are encourage to arrange a trip to the County Museum.  Call Lorie Arnold at 804-748-1498 for details.

 

Saturdays, noon

June 5: Polar Bear Expedition - At this presentation, Jack Bantle, retired professor and research administrator interested in military history,  will shed light on an often forgotten conflict in American history, the United States engagement with Bolshevik troops in WWI.  Saturday, noon

June 10: Flag Fun-In observance of June’s Flag Day, kids can create their own flags with this craft activity for grades 1-3. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.  Thursdays, noon

June 24: Paper Slate Session-Create a “Colonial chalkboard” at this crafting event. For grades 1-3. Each child must be accompanied by an adult. Thursdays, noon

July 1: Starry Suncatchers-Children in grades 1-3 can mark the month during which America achieved its independence by making a special craft project. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.  Thursdays, noon

July 15: Eagle Event-Construct a paper eagle in recognition of the Federalist-Era symbol of the then-newly formed government. For grades 1-3. Each child must be accompanied by an adult. Thursdays, noon

July 17 – “Blockade Runners” -Join us as author and retired U. S. Air Force officer Dr. Andrew English gives a talk regarding Civil War ships. Please call 748-1498 to register. Saturday, noon

Author and retired U.S. Air Force officer Dr. Andrew English will speak on Civil War ships. Please call 748-1498 to register.

August 7 – Archeology Anniversary   Archeological Society of VA/Kittiewan Plantation staff will present an artifact-centered program in recognition of the 81st Anniversary of the Archaeological Society of Virginia. Saturday, noon

Aug. 12: Magnolia Grange Model-Make a map of Magnolia Grange at this crafting event. For grades 1-3. Each child must be accompanied by an adult. Thursdays, noon

Aug. 26: Paper Lantern Play-Children in grades 1-3 can create a paper lantern inspired by Chinese wedding lanterns that were often imported and displayed in Colonial homes. Each child must be accompanied by an adult. Thursdays, noon

 

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