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Three Days in Richmond

Courtesy Richmond CVB

Day One:  Washington, Jefferson, Marshall & more
See the Virginia Capitol, one of Thomas Jefferson’s architectural masterpieces.

Look at history through an artistic lens at the Valentine Richmond History Center.

Tour the John Marshall House and Garden, home of the first chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

See a little-explored side of Civil War History at the Museum and White House of the Confederacy.

Visit St. John’s Church, location of Patrick Henry’s “Liberty or Death” speech.

Day Two: Monuments & memories

Check out historical statuary on Richmond’s Monument Avenue.

Explore a re-created English colony at Henricus Historical Park.

Take a scenic walk or boat ride along Kanawha and Haxall canals.

Learn the lessons of 20th century history at the Virginia Holocaust Museum.

Day Three: Richmond, past & present
Visit the Virginia War Memorial with a World War II veteran.

Learn about Richmond’s African American heritage at Historic Jackson Ward, home of several ethnic history attractions.

See what happens when nature meets nurture at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden.

Spend an evening with the arts at a local theater, ballet, opera or symphony.

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