The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia, in partnership with the Chesterfield Department of Parks and Recreation, will offer a program in support of homeschooling families. This program, designed for all grade levels, is fun and engaging while covering specific learning objectives.
Tour the site of the first commercial coal mines in North America while learning of the impact this industry had on the region. This activity addresses geology and coal mining history. Learn about the evolution of the first railroad in Virginia and discover the importance coal had during the Colonial period and in the 19th century.
Midlothian Mines Park, 13301 North Woolridge Rd., Midlothian Friday, Oct. 26, 10 a.m. – noon. Cost: $5 per child ages six and older. No fee for adults.
Reservations for these programs can be made by visiting the Chesterfield Historical Society website at www.chesterfieldhistory.com and using PayPal.