Founded in 1968, the Goochland County Historical Society is a 501(c)(3),
non-profit, tax exempt educational organization created and operated for the
presentation, preservation, and protection of Goochland County heritage and
tradition. To fulfill its mission, the Society has collected manuscripts,
artifacts, genealogical, and architectural information pertaining to Goochland,
and Virginia in general. These resources, some of them rare and unique, are made
available to the public at the Society’s Historical Center. Additionally,
skilled volunteers will conduct genealogy research from these

The Society annually publishes a scholarly research magazine
featuring original articles and documents. In addition to the magazine, the
Society provides its membership with 3 newsletters which feature current
information on the Society’s business, museum acquisitions, and the next
scheduled program meeting.

To further member involvement and to make
history a lively interest for all, three general meetings are held annually,
often featuring authorities on historical topics. Illustrated lectures have been
presented and musical performances enjoyed. Members also participate in Society
sponsored tours to historic sites in various parts of Virginia. Please invite
your friends to become new members of
the Society.

For more information, please call the Society or come by the
Historical Center. Visitors are always welcome.
Our hours are Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. until 3 and the second Saturday of each month, 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

One Response to “About”

  1. jennifer asher Merline November 15, 2019 at 4:01 pm #

    Looking for birth records on William Wade, died 2 Nov 1771 in Tuckahoe Creek, Goochland Co., VA. Would you have those records or could you tell me where I may obtain them.

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