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History of Barton Heights Walking Tour

September 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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One event on September 22, 2018 at 10:00am

Established in 1889 as an early streetcar suburb, Barton Heights originally was part of Henrico County and is now in the City of Richmond. This tour focuses on historic commercial and retail activity along North Avenue and Brookland Park Boulevard.


“Loved the off-the-beaten-path parts the most!” –September 2016


Price: $15 Adult, $5 Child, $5 Valentine members
Length: 2 hours
Parking: On Street
Meeting place: Meet at the North Avenue branch of the Richmond Public Library, 2901 North Avenue.


Tour Notes

  • Advanced tickets are strongly encouraged. Space is limited.
  • Valentine walking tours are typically between 1-2 miles in length. We recommend you wear comfortable walking shoes and bring water.
  • Accessibility- People of all abilities are encouraged to join us for tours. If you have accessibility challenges or need accommodation, please let us know in advance.
  • Tours are held rain or shine. However, in extreme weather a tour may be cancelled. Call 804-649-0711 x 301 to verify the tour will take place.


September 1, 2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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North Avenue Branch of Richmond Public Library
2901 North Ave
Richmond, VA 23222 United States
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Family, Tour, Adult Program
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