Rocketts Landing

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Address
3100 Water Street
Richmond, VA 23231
Region Central Virginia
Locality Richmond City
Website www.civilwartraveler.com/EAST/VA/index.html

Ocean-going ships once docked here just below the James River falls, but commerce effectively was shut off by Union blockade in 1862. The Confederate Navy Yard also operated at the site, turning out ironclad warships.




Last Updated: 7/22/2011 11:36 AM
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