Capitol Square and Capitol Building Walking Tour

Capitol Square and Capitol Building Walking Tour

An in-depth walking tour of Capitol Square and the Capitol Building that narrates and ties together 400 years of Virginia History and Culture. You will learn the complicated construction history of the capitol, its 1870 tragedy, and bountiful stories revealed within its chambers. You will hear the narrative behind the Civil Rights Monument, the controversy over the current monuments, and the fascinating tale of the Washington Cenotaph. You will learn about the contributions of 12 famous Virginia women at Voices in the Garden and the history of the enslaved in the city's history.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 815 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219-3409

Begin and learn about the Church of the Confederacy

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Bell Tower, Richmond, VA 23219, USA

Pass the historic Bell Tower rung to warn of slave rebellion and natural disasters

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Virginia Women's Monument : Voices From The Garden, 1000 Bank St, Richmond, VA 23219, USA

Visit Capitol Squares most recent addition, a tribute to Virginia's historic women: hear the stories of Anne Laydon, Maggie Walker, Adele Clark and more

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Virginia Washington Monument, Richmond, VA 23219, USA

Here he amazing story behind the Washington Equestrian Monument, designed to be his final resting place, as well as the six notable Virginians run surround it.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Virginia Civil Rights Monument, Capitol District, Richmond, VA

Here the incredible story of Barbara Rose Johns and Oliver Hill in their fight to end segregation

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Virginia Executive Mansion, Capitol Square, Richmond, VA 23219, USA

See the second oldest continuing governor's residence in the US

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Virginia Capitol Building, 9th & Grace Sts, Richmond, VA 23219

Learn the fascinating tale of how Richmond became the Commonwealth's third capitol and Jefferson's major role in constructing a new historic building, Tour the outside and then have a guided tour within it. See the rotunda of Presidents from Virginia, the spot where Lee received his commission, and Jefferson's actual model for the strucure

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Capitol Square Park, 9th & Grace Streets, Richmond, VA 23220

End with a stroll past the monuments to significant Virginians and end at St Paul's Church

Duration: 10 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"



Hora de Inicio: 2:30 PM
Duración: 1 Hour 45 Minutes
Lugar de comienzo: St Paul's Episcopal Church, 815 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219, USA

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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  • personal head sets

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