Falling Creek Ironworks Park is one of the parks within the Chesterfield County Parks system and is under development.
Our mission includes:
Promoting the study of the rich historic and industrial heritage of the Falling Creek area from the 1619-1622 Virginia Company Falling Creek Ironworks to Cary’s Chesterfield Forge to the last operations in the 20th century of William Byrd’s 17th century gristmill.
Working for the proper conservation and exploration of this ironworks archaeological sites and materials.
Encouraging the scientific study of ironworking sites and materials.
Promoting the spread of archaeological knowledge through the media of publications, meetings, lectures, exhibits, etc., related to Falling Creek.