NEW KENT HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Announcements

HOURS: The Old Jail, located at 12007 Courthouse Circle in New Kent, is closed for the winter, and will reopen Monday, March 2, 2015.
Contact LaVonne, "The Jailor", at lavonne@newkenthistoricalsoc.com, to arrange a visit or for research questions.

Cumberland Festival 2014
Festival Report

VETERANS:We are working on a second edition of a book on New Kent Veterans. Please help us with any information you have - Veteran Info

The Historical Society

The New Kent Historical Society
PO Box 24
New Kent, VA 23124

E-mail: info@newkenthistoricalsoc.com


Phone: 804-966-8587

The New Kent Historical Society, based in the Old Jail at 12007 Courthouse Circle, collects, preserves and disseminates information relating to history, antiquities and literature of New Kent County, Virginia. It is organized for historic and educational purposes, and as a resource to the public, to include birth, marriage and death notices starting from the 1600s.

Membership

We are now collecting dues for 2015
NKHS Membership

Bookstore

Visit our Bookstore at the Old Jail.
All items in the bookstore are also available by mail.
Bookstore Items

Upcoming Events:

Special Meeting:

The Society will hold a special business meeting Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. at the Historic Courthouse. Elections will be held for the officers and members of the Board of Directors. Please plan to attend.


NKHS Museum

  MUSEUM DONATION FORM

In January the Society voted to purchase the Martha Dandridge Woman's Club building which was originally a two room school house built in 1870, and then create a museum to preserve the history of our county. We have so far raised enough to make the $10,000 down payment in March. The remaining $50,000 will be due in March 2015. Please send your donations (tax deductable) to:
New Kent Historical Society
P.O. Box 24
New Kent, VA 23124 .