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St. John's Church

in Tour, Historic, Educational

These words by Patrick Henry stating 'Give me liberty of give me death' were spoken at St. John's Church in March of 1775. The Revolution began the following month when shots were fired at Lexington and Concord. This church is a Historic Landmark and is the oldest wooden church in Virginia. There are daily guided tours including time for questions and answers. Tours begin every hour and half hour.

2401 E. Broad Street
Richmond, Virginia 23223
United States

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Wilton House Museum

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The Wilton House is an authentic lower James River plantation house that was built between the years of 1750 to 1753 by William Randolph III. Majestically situated overlooking the James River, this ten-room house is a stunning artifact of eighteenth-century architecture.Today, this historic house museum is on the National Register of Historic Places and is a Virginia Historic Landmark.

215 S. Wilton Road
Richmond, Virginia 23226
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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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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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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(804) 780-1865
Fax: 804-780-0264

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Maymont

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Explore this 100 acre estate that from 1893 to 1925, was the home to railroad magnate James Dooley and his wife Sallie. View the 33 room mansion, the Italian and Japanese gardens, wildlife exhibit, children’s zoo, arboretum, and carriage collection. Grounds open daily 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, exhibits Tu-Sun 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

1700 Hampton St
Richmond, Virginia 23220
United States

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John Marshall House

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This is the home that was built by, and lived in, by John Marshall who was a statesman that helped frame the constitution. He was Secretary of State under President John Adams and then appointed as the 4th chief justice of the Supreme Court in 1801. Built in 1790 it is of the Federal style. Come to emerge yourself in part of our history.

818 E Marshall St
Richmond, Virginia 23219
United States

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Edgar Allan Poe Museum

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Richmond's Poe Museum boasts the world's finest collection of Edgar Allan Poe's manuscripts, letters, first editions, memorabilia and personal belongings. The Poe Museum provides a retreat into early nineteenth century Richmond where Poe lived and worked. The museum features the life and career of Edgar Allan Poe by documenting his accomplishments with pictures, relics, and verse, and focusing on his many years in Richmond.

1914 E Main St
Richmond, Virginia 23223
United States

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