Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia

  • Chesterfield, VA
  • www.chesterfieldhistory.com

Mission Statement

The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia's mission is to collect, preserve, interpret and promote the county's unique history for the education and enjoyment of present and future generations.

Main Programs

  1. Winter Lecture Series
  2. Magnolia Grange Tours
  3. Chesterfield Musuem
  4. Society Library
  5. History and Genealogy Research
Service Areas

Self-reported

Virginia

Chesterfield County, including the villages of Bon Air, Midlothian, Moseley, Matoaca, Winterpock and Bermuda Hundred.

ruling year

1983

Principal Officer since 1983

Self-reported

none none

Keywords

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history, genealogy, cemeteries, museum, Civil War,

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EIN

54-1180761

 Number

1570060562

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Historical Societies and Related Activities (A80)

History Museums (A54)

Unknown (Z99)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Overview

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New Museum Exhibits Lecture Series Point of Rocks Park

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Winter Lecture Series

History themed lectures presented at Lucy Corr Village in Chesterfield County. Six lectures are given January through March on Friday evenings at 7 pm. Admission is $5 for non-members. The 2012 program is now over.

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Budget

$600.00

Program 2

Magnolia Grange Tours

Tours are offered Tuesday through Saturdays throughout the year except holidays. Magnolia Grange is a historic 1822 plantation home located on Iron Bridge Road between Beach and Krause in Chesterfield across the street from the 1917 Courthouse.

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Program 3

Chesterfield Musuem

The Chesterfield Museum is home to a permanent exhibit on Chesterfield County history. There are also temporary exhibits that change throughout the year. The Museum is open from 10 - 2 on Tuesday through Saturday throughout the year except holidays. The Museum is locate on the Courthouse Green near the Chesterfield County Government complex.

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Program 4

Society Library

The Chesterfield Historical Society is headquartered at Old Trinity Church, located at Iron Bridge Road and Krause Road in Chesterfield County. The library is open to the public from 10 - 4 Monday through Friday except holidays for genealogy and history research.

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Program 5

History and Genealogy Research

The Society conducts history and genealogy research in areas including cemeteries, genealogy, African American history, military history, musuem collections, and archeaology.

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Service Areas

Self-reported

Virginia

Chesterfield County, including the villages of Bon Air, Midlothian, Moseley, Matoaca, Winterpock and Bermuda Hundred.

Additional Documents

Funding Needs

Volunteers.

Affiliations + Memberships

Virginia Association of Museums

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CHESTERFIELD HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia

Leadership

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Principal Officer

none none

STATEMENT FROM THE Principal Officer

"No CEO or Executive Director"

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Joan Jackson

retired

Term: July 2013 - July 2016

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