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Everything you need to know about the Richmond Region in a short video!
Virginia may have more history than any other state - and much of it occurred right here in the Richmond Region. The second successful English settlement is re-created at Henricus Historical Park. Patrick Henry delivered his famous "Give me liberty or give me death" speech at St. John's Church. Tour the Virginia Capitol, designed by Thomas Jefferson. Or stroll along Monument Avenue, the only avenue that's designated a National Historic Landmark in the United States.
Your guide to 400 years of history starts right here.
Explore 400 years of Richmond Region history at the Valentine Richmond History Center through its collections and exhibits. Tour the Wickham House, an 1812 fully-restored neoclassical masterpiece. more »
DID YOU KNOW that Richmond was the site of the very first trolley system in the world, dating back to 1888? Experience Richmond history in a classic trolley ideally suited for visitors and residents alike. Enjoy Richmond landmarks from the comfort of our…more »
Maymont was given to all of us by James Henry and Sallie Dooley who lived here from 1893 through 1925. They wanted Maymont to be preserved so that new generations could enjoy it as much as they did. It’s a special place where the man-made elegance of art and…more »
Monumental Church was designed by Robert Mills, America’s first native born architect. Constructed in 1814, the structure is a memorial to the 72 individuals that died in the Richmond Theater Fire of 1811. Monumental Church was placed on the National Register…more »
The Museum of the Confederacy houses the nation’s most comprehensive collection of military, political and domestic artifacts and art associated with the Confederacy, and offers guided tours of the White House of the Confederacy, Civil War residence of…more »
Agecroft Hall is a 15th-century Tudor-style home and was moved from England in 1925 and rebuilt on the banks of the James River. The grounds and gardens reflect the glorious style of England's Tudor and early Stuart periods. more »
Originally opened in 1901, Main Street Station has always been one of Downtown Richmond, Virginia’s most visible landmarks. Once a bustling transportation hub, the station was closed in 1975 due to a decline in passenger rail service. The historic reopening of…more »