Founded in 1968, the Goochland County Historical Society was organized to "present, preserve and interpret" the history of Goochland County, Virginia. Various artifacts, manuscripts, letters, documents, family files, photographs, maps and books relating to Goochland's history are available at the Histroical Center. The Society produces a magazine, a quarterly Newsletter, House Tour notes, and other printed materials. Those with research ideas and/or an interest in writing or design are welcome. Members also assist visitors and respond to inquiries about family history using the Society's Library or the County Record Office.