Magnolia Grange Gracious Southern Living Built in 1822 by Mr. William Winfree, this Federal style plantation house was originally part of a 1691 land grant. The tour presents life in a county mansion in the early 19th century. It is noted for its elaborate plaster and woodwork and beautiful authentic furnishings. 10020 Iron Bridge Road Chesterfield, VA 23832 (804) 796-1498 Chesterfield County Museum & Old Jail Story of a County and its People This is the place to begin your journey through Chesterfield’s rich history. Exhibits depict Native American culture, European settlements, the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, ironworks and coal mines, along with life in the mid-20th century. 6813 & 6819 Mimms Loop Chesterfield, VA 23832 (804) 768-7311 Battersea A Hidden Treasure Battersea, built in 1768 by Col. John Banister, Revolutionary War Patriot, framer of the Articles of Confederation and Petersburg’s first mayor, sits on the banks of the Appomattox River. Its characteristic Palladian style architecture and beautiful rolling lawn provide a memorable experience. Of particular interest is the Chinese Chippendale staircase. A greenhouse on the property was built between 1825 and 1835, one of few still in existence today. Tours are available by appointment; however, check the calendar for special events during the year including Oysters, Barbecue… Battersea each November. It’s a lovely spot for weddings too. 1289 Upper Appomattox Street Petersburg, VA 23803 (804) 732-9882 32 CHESTERFIELD COUNTY • COLONIAL HEIGHTS • DINWIDDIE COUNTY • HOPEWELL • PETERSBURG • PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY