Presented by Chesterfield Historical Society & Chesterfield Parks & Rec
Refuel your Revolutionary War tanks! Learn “the rest of the story” about the Battle of Guilford Courthouse and the Yorktown surrender–and the pivotal roles that Chesterfield and Powhatan County citizens played to help our nation win independence from Great Britain. Desperate action at Chesterfield Courthouse’s training depot during winter 1780-1781 figures prominently in this talk written by the late local historian Bettie Woodson Weaver and given by her daughter, Bettie Brandt. Reservations are not necessary for this free lecture, but seating may be limited.