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"Such a spectacle was presented as can never be forgotten" -- The Burning of Richmond

Location: Richmond
April 2, 2015
Corner of Bank and Governor Streets
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 783-7450

A unique illumination of Richmondís downtown cityscape will represent the evacuation fires with projected images on modern buildings. Special
lantern tours will lead visitors through the heart of historic burned district
and living history interpreters stationed along the tour route will share the stories of individuals who experienced the fires firsthand. Tours will last approximately 45 minutes to an hour. Tours begin at the corner of Bank and Governor streets every 30 minutes.

Hours: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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The Statewide Calendar of Events is provided for informational purposes, compiled from information submitted by local sesquicentennial committees. The listing of an event is not an endorsement of the program by the Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission.



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