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HENRICUS HISTORICAL PARK                           804-748-1613
251 Henricus Park Rd., Chester, VA  23836                                  

DIRECTIONS:  From I-95 North or South: take Exit 61A Follow Route 10 (Ironbridge Road) to first stoplight Turn at left at first stoplight onto Route 732 (Old Stage Road) approx. 2 miles Turn right at first stop sign onto Route 615 (Coxendale Road) approx. 1 mile Turn right onto Henricus Park Road and follow for 1.3 miles

From I-295 North or South: take Exit 15 Follow Route 10 (Ironbridge Road) West for 3.5 miles Turn right onto Route 732 (Old Stage Road) and go approximately 2 miles Turn right at first stop sign onto Route 615 (Coxendale Road) approx. 1 mile Turn right onto Henricus Park Road and follow for 1.3 miles

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  Henricus Historical Park represents the second successful settlement after Jamestown.  It is where many of the beginnings that built America occurred.  Pocahontas, John Rolfe and Sir Thomas Dale are among the citie’s important residents.  Dutch Gap Conservation Area is located adjacent to the park.

PARKING:  3 designated accessible parking spaces, located in the parking lot near the citie entrance.  Accessible parking space 8 ft. wide.  RV parking.

TYPES OF PATHS TO OR AROUND ATTRACTION:  Macadam - crusher run.  Steep grades may require assistance for persons in wheelchairs.  Length of paths 1/3 of a mile in total.  Note:  Some pathways are more complete and compacted than others.

ENTRANCE:  Located 40 yds. from parking lot.  2 entry doors, 72 in. wide, easily open in with push bar handle located 32 in. above floor. 

PUBLIC REST ROOMS:  Adjacent to entrance/visitors center.  Available without steps.  Doors 36 in. wide, open in.  No turns to enter.  Wheelchair accessible stalls, have 36 in. wide doors opening out, and handrails.  18 in. toilet seat height, 10 in. between commode and wall.  Sink height 34 in.  Wrapped pipes.  Accessible stall checked regularly for obstructions.  Rest rooms identified by raised figures with pants or skirt on the door to designate men or women.

FACILITIES:  Lowered drinking fountains.

ELEVATOR:  Located in Education Center - adjacent to visitor center.  Serves two levels.  Door width 48 in.  Control buttons 38 in. high.  Elevator car interior is 82 in. by 52 in.  Buttons in braille and raised.  Door stays open 6 seconds.  Audible floor change signal.

PUBLIC TELEPHONE:  Accessible phones located 30 yds. from entrance/visitors center.  Amplified headsets.

For guests with hearing disabilities, there are written scripts available, and special assisted tours and assistance upon request.

For guests with visual disabilities, there are hands-on exhibits - interpreter assisted participating activities. 

GIFT SHOP:  Aisles 55 in. wide.  Counters 28 & 36 in. high.  Aisles clear of temporary displays.  Assistance available upon request.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Open Tues through Sun from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Ticket sales end at 4:00 pm daily to allow later customers enough time to experience the site adequately before it closes. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. Accepted credit cards: V and MC.  Children under 3 free.


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