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Teacher Workshop: Figures of Freedom Downtown Walking Tour

July 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

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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 us for this free tourfor K-12 teachers and 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.

Coordinators will contact you in advance of the program with your meeting location. Comfortable walking shoes, a mask, and a water bottle are recommended. If you have any questions, please email education@thevalentine.org.

Advanced registration is required, and space is limited.

Organizer

The Valentine

Other

Event Type
Teacher Workshop
Tour Type
City Walking Tour
Featured Area
Neighborhood, City
Cost
Free
Time of Day
Morning

Venue

The Valentine First Freedom Center
14 South 14th Street
Richmond, 23219 United States
Phone:
(804) 649-0711
View Venue Website

Organizer

The Valentine

Other

Event Type
Teacher Workshop
Tour Type
City Walking Tour
Featured Area
Neighborhood, City
Cost
Free
Time of Day
Morning

Venue

The Valentine First Freedom Center
14 South 14th Street
Richmond, 23219 United States
Phone:
(804) 649-0711
View Venue Website