Figures of Freedom Downtown Walking Tour

fri25aug10:00 amfri11:30 amFigures of Freedom Downtown Walking Tour

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Step into the past in Shockoe Bottom, one of Richmond’s oldest historic districts, to explore the struggles for freedom that helped shape America. Join Richmond’s most experienced guides as we discover stories of Richmond’s earliest Indigenous inhabitants, enslaved people fighting to be free, Thomas Jefferson’s historic Statute of Religious Freedom, Dr. Mary Walker’s demands for equality for women and more. We’ll visit Richmond’s canal walk, check out beautiful murals and visit the Henry “Box” Brown monument. Family-friendly tour! Kids are free. Easy, 1-mile walk includes a scavenger hunt for kids. Length: Approximately 90 minutes Parking: On street Meeting place: The Valentine First Freedom Center, 14 South 14th Street



August 25, 2023 10:00 am - 11:30 am