Join us this Saturday, July 9, 2022, at 2:00 pm at Grace Church Parish House for Bustles, Bloomers & Big Sleeves: Fashion in the Gilded Age featuring museum consultant Colleen Callahan and living history interpreter Nancy Lowden. Together they will show us what it meant to “get dressed” in that era. The program, part of the Society’s exhibit Saved from the Ashes: Thorncliff in the Gilded Age, also details how historical garments are conserved. Program co-sponsored by the Southeastern Region, Costume Society of America. An English tea will follow the program.


Join us at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 12291 River Road., Richmond, VA 23238, on Sunday, May 15, 2022, at 3:00 pm for an afternoon with Dr. Charles F. Bryan, Jr. Ross MacKenzie, retired editor, Richmond Times-Dispatch, will interview Dr. Bryan about his new book, Past Imperfect II.


Join us at the Grace Church Parish House on March 12, 2022 at 1:00 pm, for an afternoon with author Nancy C. Parrish. She will be featuring an illustrated talk on the “Americans’ Fascination with English Country Houses and Their Inhabitants.”

A reception will be held immediately after with refreshments and hot tea and you can get your copy of her book The Downton Era: Great Houses, Churchills, and Mitfords signed by the author.

Masks are optional

The address for Grace Church Parish House is 2955 River Rd. West, Goochland, VA 23063.


The Goochland County Historical Society will be closed November 24, 25, and 26 so that our volunteers and staff may spend time with their families. We will reopen December 1 at 10:00 am.


​Join us at Tanglewood Ordinary on December 4 at 1:00 pm for our Holiday Celebration. The price is $33.00 per person and will include Tanglewood’s fantastic spread of delicious food.

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