News

News

News keeps you current with what is happening today and tomorrow. Newspaper articles and special notices are here in the News section. Future events are listed in the calendar.

Work on Chuckatuck store begins

The old general store on the corner of Godwin Boulevard and Kings Highway in Chuckatuck might appear pretty decrepit at the moment, but work has been under way for about the past 10 days to stabilize the building. The work includes replacing the roof and windows, fixing the front porch and removing a later addition […]

Good to see store saved

This week, an old general store in Chuckatuck became the second Suffolk building since 2009 to be named to Preservation Virginia’s annual list of endangered historic sites. The Gwaltney Store, an early 19th-century building, made the list after being nominated by a local resident. It has been cited for several code violations and condemned by […]

Foundation agrees to help Gwaltney store

After an old general store building in Chuckatuck was named to an endangered list (see related story), the Greater Chuckatuck Historical Foundation has agreed to help the owner restore it. Preservation Virginia named the early 19-century Gwaltney Store to its annual list, which is intended to bring attention to the fate of historic sites throughout […]

Chuckatuck store on endangered list

A Chuckatuck building has the distinction of being listed as one of the state’s most endangered historic sites by a nonprofit organization that specializes in historic preservation. The Gwaltney Store, an early 19th-century general store building, is threatened because the city has issued code violations and condemned the building, according to Preservation Virginia. “It’s a […]

We're getting a Facelift!

Due to the popularity of the Chuckatuck history book and website, we’re upgrading to a new “look” with additional content, including more stories, pictures, and videos; genealogy resources; a history line; and full search capabilities.

GCHF Facts

Future Site of ChuckatuckHistory.com

This is the future site of the Greater Chuckatuck Historical Foundation. The Greater Chuckatuck Historical Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) organization, began its history book project by breaking it down into six stages: organizing, collecting information, creating, publishing, distributing, and archiving. Our aim is to meet the foundation’s mission and goals and to obtain financial support.

Historical Foundation to Unveil Chuckatuck Book

After two years of work, the Greater Chuckatuck Historical Foundation will celebrate the release of its book on the village and its history. The launch party for “Chuckatuck: Crossroads in Time” will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 3 and 4 at the Chuckatuck Volunteer Fire Department.

Book on Chuckatuck History Complete

The Greater Chuckatuck Historical Foundation is one step closer to the premiere of its book on the history of the village. This week, members of the foundation got their first look at the completed book after it returned from the printer.