"No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.”
Lush with Black history and rich with stories, Virginia’s Central region is home to the capital city, Richmond, and right at the center of it all.
Welcome to Virginia’s Black Heritage Trail. A partnership with the Virginia Department of Historical Resources, the Trail will guide you through many of the historical markers and cultural sites that make up the foundation of Virginia’s history.
Check out the under-told stories of these historic figures.
"It is my job to howl, yes howl loudly, until the American people hear our cries."
"Like its builder, Rock House is once again rock solid.” Juilan Bond
"My father has paid taxes in this state since before I was born and I am entitled to study here.”