January 2, 2019 – The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia announces the re-opening of Magnolia Grange. After many months of extensive construction work to the Historic House Museum, Magnolia Grange is now ready to receive the public.
Magnolia Grange House Museum was built in 1822, this elegant Federal period plantation home is named for the circle of magnolia trees that once graced its front lawn. Formal ground floor rooms exhibit elaborate ceilings, mantels and doorways. Upstairs rooms are furnished according to the era of the families who lived in the home, 1822-1970. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the house museum interprets life on a 19th century Virginia plantation.