The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia, established on Sept. 23, 1981, serves as the center for Chesterfield County history. The mission of the historical society is to collect, preserve, interpret and promote Chesterfield County’s unique past. The historical society provides exhibits (in the museum and Magnolia Grange are in partnership with Chesterfield County), information to support educational goals and quality programs.
Chesterfield Historical Society Library
The Chesterfield Historical Library is a research facility focused primarily on the history of the county and its families. Located at Historic Trinity Church, it is open to the public, free of charge.
The library maintains manuscript collections, vertical files, maps and pictures. The collection has been carefully assembled and preserved through the years by members and friends of the Historical Society.