Pittsylvania County 250th Celebrations

June 17, 2017

Chatham, VA

Join the Pittsylvania Historical Society on Saturday, June 17th for celebrations commemorating that county’s 250-year-old history. Festivities include celebrating the county’s anniversary with interpretative displays, food vendors along Main Street, family fun at Silas Moore Park, a beer garden and wine cafe, and dancing in the street from 6 PM to 9 PM.

250th Anniversary Saturday, June 17th Schedule

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

1813 Clerks Office Museum

Open and attended by the Pittsylvania County Historical Society

Photo ops with the Chatham LOVE Sign Simpsons Funeral Museum

Southern Railway Depot History Research Center and Museum

Interpretive Displays along Main Street Reid Street Gallery

“Images of Pittsylvania County” – display of local artwork

12:00 Noon

Presentation of 250th Resolution by Delegate Les Adams Pittsylvania County Courthouse steps


Commemorative Town Banner Unveiling

Official opening of the Chatham First Community Herb Garden

3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Family Fun at Silas Moore Park

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Music Festival

Featuring music by Rocksteady and River City Rousers with local guitar artist Jim Canody as Master of Ceremonies.