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Matoaca Village receives its first Little Free Library

“It’s a ‘take a book, return a book’ gathering place where neighbors share their favorite literature and stories. In its most basic form, a Little Free Library is a box full of books where anyone may stop by and pick up a book (or two) and bring back another book to share,” according to www.littlefreelibrary.org.

Chesterfield Twinning group welcomes British for visit

The British are coming… Actually, they arrived April 22 in Chester as part of a Twinning community event for 2014 to commemorate the Chesterfield County Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War.

History comes to life at Bermuda Hundred Campaign event

Presented last weekend by the Chesterfield County Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Committee at Horner Park, visitors experienced a unique immersion event to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Bermuda Hundred Campaign.

Civil War tour stops in Chester

A. Wilson Greene, executive director of Pamplin Historical Park, led a group of 50 Civil War devotees that spent part of their day on Friday touring unmarked places in Chester which were significant with the 1864 Assault on Petersburg and was associated with the shift of the Army of Northern Virginia.

Weekly calendar

Companion Supper. Chester Baptist Church. 4317 School St. 6 p.m. Details: Deanie Clements, 790-115 or Sarah Allen, 768-8602.

Chesterfield County commemorates the Bermuda Hundred Campaign's 150th anniversary early with immersion event April 26-27

On Saturday and Sunday, April 26-27, the Chesterfield County Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Committee will present a unique immersion event to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Bermuda Hundred Campaign.

Yellow House: A Battle and a Home

The late Margaret Burgess lived in the old Yellow House for over 81 years. She was four years old when her family moved from North Carolina. The family understood Chester had better schools than what their home town had to offer.