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Aboriginal Art Tour

Location: Charlottesville

Join The Kluge-Ruhe Collection each Saturday at 10:30 am for a guided tour of the museum's current exhibitions. The tour is free and no reservation... More Info

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African American Heritage Driving Tour

African American Heritage Driving Tour

Location: Wytheville
African American Heritage Driving Tour

The African American Heritage Driving Tour of Wythe County takes a closer look at this important segment of local history. The tour details what ... More Info

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Alleys and Parks of the Fan District Walking Tour

Location: Richmond

The branching avenues that give the Fan its characteristic fan shape form several triangular green spaces, including Meadow Park and Howitzer Park.... More Info

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Big Stone Gap Walking/Driving Tour

Location: Big Stone Gap
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The Big Stone Gap Walking Tour includes 14 points of interest. Four of the buildings on the tour are Virginia and National Historical Landmarks and... More Info

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Byrd Park & The Carillon Neighborhood Walking Tour

Location: Richmond

Explore the history of this Richmond park and the adjacent Carillon neighborhood. Meet at the Christopher Columbus statue at the southern end of th... More Info

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Byrd Park and the Carillon Bicycle Tour

Location: Richmond

This new bicycle tour will be a leisurely exploration of the Byrd Park and Carillon area, including the Pump House. Led by a trained master g... More Info

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Canal Boats & Cobblestones Walking Tour

Location: Richmond

Explore architectural treasures and preservation efforts along the James River and the Canals. Includes Shockoe Slip, the Turning Basin and the war... More Info

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Capitol Square: Jefferson, Washington and ...

Location: Richmond

Take a walking tour of Capitol Square and tour the interior of the Capitol afterwards. Learn about the Capitol building designed by Jefferson... More Info

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Carver Walking Tour

Location: Richmond

First settled by Jewish and German tradespeople, Carver became a vibrant African American neighborhood in the early 1900s and today is a mix of stu... More Info

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Carytown and the Byrd Theatre Walking Tour

Location: Richmond

Meet at Nachos Mama’s, 3449 W. Cary Street; tour will end at Dixie Donuts across from the Byrd. From buffalo trail to streetcar suburb, learn... More Info

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Centuries of Christmas at Berkeley Plantation

Location: Charles City

Berkeley Plantation will offer special Christmas tours through the holiday season. The elegant 1726 mansion will be beautifully decorated with fres... More Info

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Church Hill Walking Tour

Location: Richmond

Examine 19th century architecture and modern revitalization efforts in Richmond's oldest intact neighborhood. Home to St. John's Church, where Patr... More Info

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City Center Walking Tour

Location: Richmond

The Valentine, in conjunction with Richmond Region Tourism, presents a walking tour of downtown Richmond, including the State Capitol grounds and C... More Info

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Civil War Trail & Freedman's Farm Walking Tour

Location: Montpelier Station

Experience the African American transition from slavery to freedom. Visit sites and original structures that bring to life the generations of ensla... More Info

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Community Conversations Walking Tour: Barton ...

Location: Richmond

As a tie-in to the Valentine’s Community Conversations series this walking tour of Barton Heights will explore the history of this Richmond n... More Info

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Community Conversations Walking Tour: Carver

Location: Richmond

First settled by Jewish and German tradespeople, Carver became a vibrant African-American neighborhood in the early 1900s and today is a mix of stu... More Info

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Community Conversations Walking Tour: Forest Hill

Location: Richmond

As a tie-in to the Valentine’s Community Conversations series this walking tour of Forest Hill will explore the history of the neighborhood o... More Info

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Country Stores & Rural Post Offices Driving Tour

Location: Gloucester
Artwork Courtesy of Harriet Cowen

This tour of twelve country stores and rural post offices celebrates their significance during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Travel back ... More Info

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