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History, Tours & Lectures

History, Tours & Lectures

Chesterfield’s Picture Postcard Past Exhibit

March 4, 2017 - August 31, 2017
from 10:00am - 3:00pm

Chesterfield’s Picture Postcard Past will display vintage postcards and provide a look back at 20th century Chesterfield.

Celebration at the Walton Gallery

March 23, 2017 - April 21, 2017
Thursday, Friday from 3:00pm - 7:00am
March 25, 2017 - April 22, 2017
Saturday from 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Celebration is a group show featuring artists with explosive colorization and creativity in their work – vibrant, abstract art.

2017 Antiques Evaluation in Chesterfield

March 25, 2017
9:30am - March 25, 2017 1:30pm

Thirteen professional appraisers with varying areas of expertise will be there to review items or detailed photos of items that you are lucky enough to own.

400th Anniversary of the Death of Pocahontas

March 25, 2017
10:00am - March 25, 2017 5:00pm

This event at Henricus Historical Park will demonstrate the friendship of the colonists and Powhatan Indians during the winter preceding her death.

Confederate Waterloo: Battle of Five Forks & the Controversy that Brought Down a General

March 31, 2017
6:00pm - March 31, 2017 7:30pm

Author Michael J. McCarthy will be present to talk about his book and the very significant Battle of Five Forks, which occurred in Dinwiddie County.

Breakthrough Battle Anniversary at Pamplin Historical Park

April 1, 2017

Walk in the footsteps of Civil War soldiers on an exclusive tour of the Park’s historic grounds.

152nd Anniversary of the Battle of Fort Gregg

April 2, 2017
11:00am - April 2, 2017 12:00pm

Petersburg National Battlefield will present a one hour program focusing on a battle known as the “Confederate Alamo”: The Battle of Fort Gregg.

Wine and History Tours in Chesterfield

April 8, 2017

The Chesterfield Historical Society is partnering with Spring Run Vineyard and All Occasions Limousine for a fun-filled day.

5K Trail Run at Appomattox River Regional Park

April 8, 2017
7:45am - April 8, 2017 10:30am

Participants at all levels are encouraged to come out and enjoy the Run/Walk. Register before March 31 and you will receive a T-Shirt.

Historic Point of Rocks Tour in Chesterfield

April 15, 2017
10:00am - April 15, 2017 12:00pm

Experience Native American history, as well as discover the stories about one of the earliest naval battles in 1862.

Falling Creek Ironworks Annual Event in Chesterfield

April 22, 2017
11:00am - April 22, 2017 4:00pm

This tour will be an exciting exploration of America’s first iron furnace – the 1619-1622 ironworks on Falling Creek.

Petersburg’s Garden Week Home Tour

April 25, 2017

Petersburg’s prominent role in the PBS series Mercy Street will be featured in Petersburg’s Garden Tour this year.

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