Valentine Richmond History Center is hosting a walking tour of Manchester tomorrow from 2-4 p.m. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members.
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From the Valentine Richmond History Center; Community members are invited to discuss proposed content for a new Richmond History Gallery. Project Manager and Historian Edward D. Ragan will present an update on developing themes, in particular Theme #1 regarding the city’s relationship to the James River, with special guest Chris French from the Alliance for [...]
Richmond’s historic Forest Hill neighborhood owes its unique history to Forest Hill Park, former site of an amusement park, recreational lake and the Forest Hill Trolley. The rides were shuttered in the 1930′s, but the park remained a popular family destination for decades. Learn about current revitalization efforts and explore the beautiful neighborhood around the [...]
Retrace Abraham Lincoln’s steps on his visit to Richmond in April 1865, just a few days after the city’s fall to Union forces. As part of the bicentennial year celebrating Lincoln’s birth, the Valentine Richmond History Center, the National Park Service, the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, the Martin Luther King Jr. Commission, [...]