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Museum of the Confederacy

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The Museum houses the world’s most comprehensive collection of artifacts, manuscripts, and photographs from the Confederate States of America. Be transported back in time as you wander past “Stonewall” Jackson’s forage cap, J.E.B. Stuart’s LeMat pistol, and Robert E. Lee’s field tent. Visitors can also tour the restored White House of the Confederacy where Jefferson Davis and his family lived during the war.

1201 E Clay St
Richmond, Virginia 23219
United States

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Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site

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Maggie Lena Walker was a famous black American entrepreneur from Richmond. Tour her home in the Jackson Ward and see exhibits that showcase the life of this great African American woman, who was born during slavery and achieved success despite segregation and the limited opportunities offered to her race. Open Mon-Sat 9 am - 5 pm

600 N 2nd St
Richmond, Virginia 23219
United States

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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden's passion is connecting people and plants to improve communities. Learn more about the Garden's work in the community. The Garden is growing fresh produce for the hungry; actively participating in urban greening and water management initiatives; contributing to economic development and work-force training; and educating diverse youth and adult audiences about critical issues related to the interdependence of plants and people.

1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, Virginia 23228
United States

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Hollywood Cemetery

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Hollywood cemetery (no connection to the city in California) is famous for the people interred there. Thousands of Confederate soldiers are buried there, memorialized by a 90-foot granite pyramid built in 1869.Two U.S. Presidents are there, James Monroe and John Tyler, as well as many other famous Virginians such as Jefferson Davis and J.E.B. Stuart. Gates open daily.

412 S Cherry St
Richmond, Virginia 23220
United States

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Confederate War Memorial Chapel

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The Confederate War Memorial is a nondenominational chapel built in 1887 by Confederate veterans as a memorial to Confederate dead. Come learn and be engulfed in the country's past. Many lessons are to be learned at this memorial. Memorial is open every Wednesday - Sunday from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Free of charge and open to everyone.

2900 Grove Ave.
Richmond, Virginia 23221
United States

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Black History Museum and Cultural Center

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The preservation of our history is important. It records our struggles. It celebrates our accomplishments. It helps us understand ourselves.This museum exhibits items and collections that focus on Virginian African-Americans, such as documents, limited editions, prints, art and photographs. A must see destination when visiting Richmond, VA.

00 W Clay St
Richmond, Virginia 23219
United States

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Agecroft Hall

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On rolling hills overlooking the James River sits this English Tudor style home that was reconstructed here after it’s move from England. Guided museum tours are offered to walk-in visitors typically on the hour and/or half-hour during normal museum hours Tuesdays through Saturdays 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and Sundays 12:30 pm to 5:00 pm. All museum tours are guided.

103 Canterbury Rd
Richmond, Virginia 23221
United States

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Haunts of Richmond

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In the heart of Richmond's oldest and most haunted neighborhoods, Haunts of Richmond brings local ghost stories and legends to life. Brought by the authors of 'Haunted Richmond, The Shadows of Shockoe,' our tours take you to the sites where tragedy and trauma in the past have led to numerous reports of paranormal activity. After the museums close and the sun goes down, our spirits come to life!

1914 East Main Street
Richmond, Virginia 23233
United States

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The American Civil War Center

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VISIT the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar where you can DISCOVER the Tredegar Iron Works, once the industrial heart of the Confederacy. EXPLORE the Center's exhibits in the restored 1861 Gun Foundry. Take a virtual tour of the Center and LEARN about the people and events that impacted Tredegar and the Confederate Capital at the Richmond National Battlefield Park.

490 Tredegar Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219
United States

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Powhtan's Festival of the Grape

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SATURDAY OCTOBER 20, 2012

Courthouse Square
Powhatan, Virginia 23139
United States

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