Guided Walking Tour of Richmond

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  • Group Tour
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  • 2 hr

Wonderful walking tour of the the site of original Richmond, learn how the city got its name, Tour St John's cemetery see the grave markers for George Wythe and Elizabeth Poe, visit the scenic over look, walk through the largest collection of historic homes in RVA, see the mews and original historic block created by HRF and hear the story of RIchmond's development from small tobacco town full of ruffians to capitol of the Commonwealth..

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Libby Hill Park

Historic Libby Hill Park, Scenic overlook of RVA

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: St. John's Episcopal Church

Tour the grounds of the oldest church in Richmond . Hear the story of Patrick's Henry's famous speech in 1774. Visit the grave markers for George Wythe and Elizabeth Poe

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At:

Stop by the scenic overlook to view and hear the story of Richmond's Capitol and Capitol Building. Hear about Richmond's growth into a major tobacco and transportation production center and the rebirth of Shockoe Bottom.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By:

View and relive the narrative of Richmond's largest Civil War Hospital and the city's role as a major medical center in the war and after

Stop At:

Visit Richmond Hill (later Monte Maria) the site of numerous meetings with Jefferson, Madison and the leaders of Richmond, hear about the city's founding by William Byrd II and his dissolute son's role in its expansion.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Church Hill Neighorhood

Walk through the largest collection of Antebellum houses in the city, see the famous patchwork houses, the Shelton House, the original Historic Block created by the Scott Sisters, The Mews, and explore the grand architecture and styles of the Gilded Age.
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