The Chesterfield Historical Society

 of Virginia

New MusEum Exhibit at the Chesterfield Museum

"Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia -  1981-2021: 40 Years of Saving the Past for the Future"

Discover the history of this organization as it celebrates 40 years of devotion to its mission to collect, preserve, interpret and promote Chesterfield County’s unique past for the education and enjoyment of present and future generations.  The exhibit is now open at the 1892 Old Jail, 6819 Mimms Loop, Chesterfield 23832.  Tours begin next door at the County Museum.  For more information, call 804-768-7311.  Hours of Operation are from Tuesday through Friday 10: am until 4 :00 pm and Saturday from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.

Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia Founders

CHSV Founders   3 Sites Collage                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

 Chesterfield Historical Society Officers, October 1981–October 1983

Pictured left to right, are Judge Ernest P. Gates (President), Mary Arline McGuire (Director), Lucille C. Moseley (First Vice-President), Vera Robertson (Corresponding Secretary)  Not pictured, Judge Lawrence Belcher (Second Vice-President), Robert Preston Jones (Recording Secretary), George W. Moore, Jr. (Treasurer), Oliver Rudy and Jerry Jewett (Directors)


Chesterfield Museum    

Visit The Chesterfield Museum- a replica of the original 1749 Courthouse

  You will find many opportunities to learn local history. We have on-going events and interesting lectures for everyone of all ages. Visit the museum  to see the history of Chesterfield County, VA unfold before you.  You will be glad you took the tour.


Historic Sites Collage