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History of Jackson Ward Walking Tour with Special Guest Gary Flowers

July 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Led by special guest Gary Flowers!

Known as the “birthplace of Black Capitalism,” Jackson Ward is rich in African American history and culture, and boasts a beautiful collection of preserved antebellum architecture and historic cast iron porches. Join us for a walk with fifth generation Jackson Ward resident, Gary Flowers, hearing stories about growing up in the “Harlem of the South,” community change makers, and the neighborhood’s status today as a beloved historic district.

Advanced tickets are required.


Price: $15 Adult, $5 Valentine members, Children under 18 are free
Length: 2 hours
Parking: On Street
Meeting place: Meet in front of the Maggie Walker National Historic Site, 600 N 2nd Street


Tour Notes

  • Advanced tickets are required and 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.


July 6, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Categories:


The Valentine


Event Type
Family, Tour, Adult Program
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Featured Area
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Maggie Walker National Historic Site
600 N 2nd St
Richmond, Virginia 23219
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