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About Falling Creek Ironworks Park

General Information

  • Falling Creek Park is one of the parks within the Chesterfield County Parks system and is under development.

  • Falling Creek Park is NOT open to the public except as advertised on the Announcements page. Once improvements are completed, the park will be open on a regular basis.

    Our Mission

    • To promote the study of the rich historic and industrial heritage of the Falling Creek area from the 1619-1622 Virginia Company Falling Creek Ironworks to Cary's Chesterfield Forge to the last operations in the 20th century of William Byrd's 17th century gristmill.

    • To work for the proper conservation and exploration of this ironworks archaeological sites and materials.

    • To encourage the scientific study of ironworking sites and materials.

    • To promote the spread of archaeological knowledge through the media of publications, meetings, lectures, exhibits, etc. related to Falling Creek.

  • © 2009 - 2013 Falling Creek Ironworks Foundation