Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Richmond, Virginia

The Civil War Centennial Center, in downtown Richmond, is your orientation point for visits to Virginia's wealth of Civil War Sites.  See documentary color films, electric campaign maps, and other exciting exhibits.  Drive north on 7th street, turn right just short of Turnpike.  Duval street leads directly into free parking lot.

Richmond-Petersburg Turnpike
Sky-Line view of the Capital of the Old Dominion, looking north from the Maury St. Interchange of the Richmond-Petersburg Turnpike.  Virginia's newest, safest and most modern expressway - the Richmond-Petersburg Turnpik - Interstate 95 - provides 34.7 miles of fast,relaxed driving between north of Richmond and south of Petersburg.

the White House of the Confederacy - 1861-1865 now the Confederate Museum where can be seen uniforms, swords, camp equipment and many other relics of Generals Robt. E. Lee, Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson, Joseph E. Johnston, J.E.B. Stuart and other confederate heroes.

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