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Henricus Historical Park

251 Henricus Park Rd, Chester, VA 23836, USA

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About Henricus Historical Park

Henricus was one of the earliest English settlements in the New World. It was located on the neck of a peninsula later known as Farrar's Island, a former curl of the James River about 12 miles southeast of the modern city of Richmond, Virginia.


Attractions near Henricus Historical Park

Varina-Enon Bridge1.55km from Henricus Historical Park

This is a cable-stayed bridge that carries Interstate 295 across the James River near Dutch Gap between Henrico County near Richmond and Chesterfield County near Hopewell, Virginia. It was opened to traffic in July 1990. The bridge is truly an architectural wonder which has six lanes.

Presquile National Wildlife Refuge9.29km from Henricus Historical Park

One of four refuges that comprise the Eastern Virginia Rivers National Wildlife Refuge Complex. Established to protect habitat for wintering waterfowl and other migratory birds, Presquile is an important component in the network of refuges on and around the Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the United States. The refuge is primarily hardwood swamp, with a fringe of marsh and 300 acres of upland fields.

BENSLEY PARK9.53km from Henricus Historical Park

This 17-acre park provides several recreational amenities, including tennis courts, ball fields, walking trails, a picnic area and a playground. The Bensley Recreation Center, which is located within the park, also hosts a variety of programs and events for youths, adults, and seniors.

Magnolia Grange House Museum12.75km from Henricus Historical Park

The Magnolia Grange is a historic mansion located across from the Chesterfield County Courthouse in Chesterfield. This brick plantation house was built in 1823 and is a two-story, five-bay, brick dwelling in the Federal style.  It is known for its elaborate woodwork and ornamental ceiling medallions. It now operates as a  museum and has a lot of ancient collections.

Centre Hill Mansion16.31km from Henricus Historical Park

The Centre Hill Mansion was built in 1823 by Robert Bolling IV, a Revolutionary War veteran and member of a prominent Virginia family. The house is a combination of Federal, Greek Revival, and Colonial architectural styles. The house remained a residence until 1936. Today Centre Hill is a historic house museum owned and operated by the City of Petersburg.

Pocahontas State Park18.47km from Henricus Historical Park

This is a state park located in Chesterfield, Virginia. It was laid out by the Civilian Conservation Corps along the Swift Creek. The park is the site of the Civilian Conservation Corps Museum with exhibits about the work of the Civilian Conservation Corps in Virginia. The exhibits include photographs, artifacts and personal mementos.

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Chesterfield County14 attractions

A  county located just south of Richmond in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  It is the fourth-most populous county in Virginia. Blessed with natural beauty and so many historic places.