Chester is a census designated place in the state of Virginia, with a population of 20.987 residents, at the 2010 census. Chester was the scene of a battle during the American Civil War, and today it is a bedroom community along State Route 10. There has been recent commercial development in Chester, but it was partially destroyed by Hurricane Isabel in 2003. With various accommodation, such as elegant hotels, camping facilities and old fashioned inns, as well as many historical attractions, Chester remains a holiday destination preferred by many tourists.
Wrexham Hall is a peculiar yet attractive place just outside Chester. A fairly common manifestation of psychic phenomena, as related to the sighting of the ghosts, seems to be the appearance of a wispy wraith like figure. Also, the predominant majority of these feminine figures seem to be clad wearing white or grey. It seems that there is a mysterious lady who is haunting the mansion, but nobody knows her true identity. The Hall now serves as a half for private functions, such as banquets, weddings, where people can enjoy its 200 year old architectural history.
Henricus Historical Park is a place where the recreated 1611 Cite of Henricus, an outdoor living history museum, with 12 recreated colonial structures, demonstrates history through hands on encounters with period dressed historical interpreters. Visitors interact with interpreters during which time visitors may be asked to assist to the cooking, blacksmithing, planting or harvesting. It is an exciting and provocative experience in living history for adults and children alike.
Ironbridge Sports Parks. With a covered driving range, nine batting cage stations, a one of a kind 18-hole miniature golf course, arcade and a full kitchen, IronBridge Sports Park is an extraordinary family experience open all year round. It is a facility where it is bound that you will have fun, alongside your family and friends.