Richmond Liberty Trail To Get A New Coat of Paint

The Richmond Liberty Trail is getting freshened up for spring. Nearly 30 volunteers from Capital One will hit the streets of downtown Richmond armed with spray paint and stencils Friday, April 4. In addition, an interactive mobile map is now available for the Richmond Liberty Trail at www.RVALibertyTrail.com. Read more

2014 Richmond History Tours Season Kicks Off on April 1

The Valentine Richmond History Center is pleased to announce the 2014 Richmond History Tours. The History Center offers more than 340 opportunities to explore Richmond history on foot, by bus or with your dog. Read more

The Valentine Richmond History Center Launches Three Exhibitions On Google Cultural Institute

The History Center along with The George C. Marshall Foundation jointly share the second place for partnering institutions in Virginia. The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation holds the first spot. Read more

Valentine Richmond History Center Announces 2013 History Makers Honorees

The 9th Annual Richmond History Makers Program pays tribute to everyday citizens and outstanding organizations that make significant contributions to the greater Richmond region. The History Center and its partners celebrate their success at a gala reception and award ceremony on Tuesday, October 15, 2013. Read more

Time-Travel through Virginia History – Free Admission Weekend

To celebrate the Executive Mansion’s 200th anniversary, Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and First Lady Maureen McDonnell declared 2013 the commonwealth’s “Year of the Virginia Historic Home.” Read more

The Valentine Richmond History Center to Participate in Blue Star Museums

The Valentine Richmond History Center is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense. Read more

Nominations Open for 2013 Richmond History Makers

The Valentine Richmond History Center invites any community member to nominate this year’s Richmond History Makers. The ninth annual program recognizes five everyday citizens and outstanding organizations that are making largely unrecognized contributions to communities within the Greater Richmond Metropolitan area. Read more

2013 Richmond History Tours Season Kicks Off on April 1

 
RICHMOND – March 20, 2013 – The Valentine Richmond History Center is pleased to announce the 2013 Richmond History Tours.  The History Center offers more than 380 opportunities to explore Richmond history on foot, by bus or with your dog. Tour topics vary and include the neighborhoods, architecture, churches, movie theaters, retail districts, monuments, cemeteries, waterways and people that make the city unique. All guides are trained and certified by the History Center.

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Local Collaboration Announces Completion of Fulton Oral History Project

The Valentine Richmond History Center, the Neighborhood Resource Center (NRC), Virginia Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and the Greater Fulton’s Future Legacy Committee (GFF) are pleased to announce the completion of the Fulton Oral History Project. The project was made possible through a grant from Virginia LISC and is part of the Greater Fulton’s Future Plan. Read more

Time-Travel through Virginia History

Seven Richmond Sites Partner for Free Weekend to Support “Year of the Historic Home”

Richmond, VA—To celebrate the Executive Mansion’s 200th anniversary, Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and First Lady Maureen McDonnell declared 2013 the commonwealth’s “Year of the Historic Home.” Read more