The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia is based at an historic home, Castlewood, which contains its offices, library and is a research facility for the history of the county and its families. This unique Federal-style house was built in 1817 by county clerk Parke Poindexter and features a formal five-part layout that is unique among Virginia’s other recorded historic dwellings. The collection contains manuscript collections, rare books, database of veterans, family history files, cemetery files, scrapbooks maps and pictures. The public is welcome to use the library at no charge.
- Attraction Fee: $