Monday, February 2, 2015

Free to See Richmond, Virginia

Interesting fact about Richmond, it is one of 38 Virginia cities that are considered to be independent, and not located within a county.

Monument Avenue is a must see Richmond, Virginia. Monuments include:

  • Robert E. Lee
  • J.E.B. Stuart
  • Jefferson Davis
  • "Stonewall" Jackson
  • Matthew Fontaine Maury
  • Arthur Ashe

Monument Avenue is the only street in the U.S. to be designated a National Historic Landmark.  Visit Branch House and the other mansions on Monument Avenue from Birch Street to Roseneath Rd.

Visit the Federal Reserve Bank for The Fed Experience, an educational tour which includes simulations and interactive exhibits.  Admission is free.

Tour Virginia's 18th Century Historic Capitol Building.

Hollywood Cemetery is the resting place of over 18,000 confederate soldiers, Confederate President Jefferson Davis, President James Monroe, President John Tyler and several Virginia Governors.

Pedestrian Bridge to Belle Isle

What else is FREE to SEE:
  • Richmond Bluegrass Jam
  • Annual Mardi Gras Parade
  • Innsbrook's St. Paddy's Palooza
  • Richmond Jazz Festival
  • Richmond Folk Festival

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