Monument Avenue

Matthew Fontaine Maury
Matthew Fontaine Maury
Monument Avenue
Richmond, VA 23219
Region Central Virginia
Locality Richmond City
Richmond CVB: (804) 782-2777

One of America's most beautiful boulevards, tree-lined Monument Avenue runs through the heart of Richmond's historic Fan District.

Turn-of-the-century mansions face historic monuments of Civil War heroes and other famous Richmonders. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart, Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis, along with scientist/oceanographer Matthew Fontaine Maury and the newest addition to Monument Avenue, tennis legend Arthur Ashe.

Last Updated: 8/2/2011 3:47 PM
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