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Capitol Square

Take a short walk and listen to stories about Richmond’s and the Confederacy’s public square.

Capital City

Tour one of Richmond’s most fashionable neighborhoods, home to local and Confederate leaders, including President Jefferson Davis.


Walk the neighborhood notorious for its slave markets during the war, and cross paths with Abraham Lincoln during his visit to the city April 4, 1865.


Explore the area near the James River that became the epicenter of the Confederacy’s weapons industry.

The Homefront

Learn about hardships experienced during the war while exploring this neighborhood filled with historic houses and churches.