Historic Activities

Appomattox River at Ettrick Riverside Park

Swift Creek Group of Kayakers

Boat Tours

Bald Eagle, fishing or Civil War history. Leaves from Deep Bottom Park. Registration required. Fee. For more information Discover the James, Henricus Historical Park or 804-748-1613.

Falling Creek Bridge

Falling Creek Ironwork Tours

Tours are held from March-Nov. Discover the site of the first iron furnace in the New World and explore the latest archaeological discoveries along the banks of Falling Creek. Registration required. Fee. Visit Falling Creek Ironworks or 804-751-4946.

Magnolia Grange, Chesterfield County Museum and 1892 Jail Tours

Tours are held Tuesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Groups and field trips are welcome. Guides available in Spanish. Visit Chesterfield Historical Society or 804-796-7131.

Magnolia Grange - Small
Grove Shaft-Midlothian Mines Park

Midlothian Mines Park Tours

Tours are held from March-Nov. Learn more about the pioneer coal industry in Midlothian, one of the first commercial mine operations in North America. Registration required. Fee. Visit Midlothian Mines or 804-751-4946.

Eppington Tours

Tours are held from March-Nov. Learn about Eppington Plantation, which was built in 1768 by Francis Epps VI, Thomas Jefferson’s brother-in-law. Experience plantation life during the 1700s as you tour the house and grounds. Registration required. Fee. Visit Eppington Plantation or 804-751-4946.