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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.

Home School Program  - Life on the Plantation in Chesterfield

April 28, 2017
10:00am - April 28, 2017 12:00pm

Take a tour of Magnolia Grange and experience what 19th century life was like on a plantation.

High Tea at Centre Hill Mansion

April 29, 2017 - April 30, 2017

A wonderful opportunity to see the Mercy Street sets and costumes while you have tea in what is in Mercy Street the Green family home, beautiful, historic Centre Hill.

RiverFest 2017

April 29, 2017
10:00am - April 29, 2017 3:00pm

A celebration of river heritage, nature, & recreation!

Seed to Sale – Annual Henricus Historical Park Plant Sale

April 29, 2017
10:00am - April 29, 2017 4:45pm

This is your opportunity to purchase heirloom plant varieties for your home garden, including vegetable, herb & fruit seedlings.

Smokin’ Barbecue Festival 2017

April 29, 2017
11:00am - April 29, 2017 5:00pm

Enjoy all that there is to see and do in historic Old Towne Petersburg, while tasting all things BBQ & Beer!

Bermuda Hundred Campaign Van Tour in Chesterfield

April 29, 2017
1:00pm - April 29, 2017 5:00pm

This guided tour will enable you to visit sites that were crucial during the Bermuda Hundred Campaign of 1864.

History Talk and Book Signing at Pamplin Historical Park

April 29, 2017
1:00pm - April 29, 2017 3:00pm

Author Courtney Soling Smith discusses the research that served as the basis for her recently released novel, Lies Based on True Stories.

Open House at Historic Pleasant View African-American School in Chesterfield

May 6, 2017
11:00am - May 6, 2017 4:00pm

Members of the CHSV African American History committee will share the history of the school house and conduct tours.

N& W Class J 611 Steam Locomotive Returns to Petersburg

May 6, 2017 - May 7, 2017
from 12:30pm - 3:30pm

This amazing steam locomotive will pull the Cavalier from Lynchburg to Petersburg on each day.

Spring Run Vineyards Spring Wine Tasting

May 6, 2017
1:00pm - May 6, 2017 5:00pm

Flashback at the Sounds of Summer at Weston Plantation

May 7, 2017
5:00pm - May 7, 2017 6:30pm

Flashback kicks it off with your favorite ‘70s songs.

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