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4305 Sulgrave Rd, Richmond, VA 23221, USA
Agecroft was an English estate that existed in the time of Shakespeare and Queen Elizabeth. In the 20s, the estate was in trouble and the entire house was moved brick by brick to Richmond. The tour of the house is really interesting, and the...
Belle Isle, Richmond, VA, USA
Over the years, Belle Island has been a hydroelectric plant, a 19th-century iron works, and a Confederate prison during the Civil War. Today it's a park with running and biking trails, access to the James River, and plenty of scenic remnants of...
Monument Ave, Richmond, VA, USA
I couldn't resist taking a picture of Robert E. Lee in a rare Richmond snowfall—it was too beautiful. That being said, Monument Avenue is gorgeous in any season. Walk or drive down the avenue and take in the giant statues of Confederate heroes...
1700 Hampton St, Richmond, VA 23220, USA
Before Maymont was a public park and museum it was a Victorian country estate. You can still tour the lavish mansion and read all about the historical significance of the family who owned it, but I usually head straight for the gardens. The...
500 Tredegar St, Richmond, VA 23219, USA
The American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar intertwines stories from the perspectives of African Americans, Unionists, and Confederates. The educational experience includes interactive films, exhibits, and timelines, as well as indoor and...
Canal Walk, Richmond, VA 23219, USA
Every year the 1708 gallery in Richmond, VA offers artists an opportunity express their work through light based performances. Each year 1708 picks a different location around the city and for a few hours on Friday night richmonders wander through...
200 N Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220, USA
The VMFA is, well, something else. For a city the size of Richmond to have such an amazing art museum is kind of incredible, and for it to be free to the public is even better. In addition to the diverse permanent art collection spanning Egyptian...
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