Happenings

Free Shockoe Bottom Walking Tour

When: Sundays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Continues through Nov. 25

Richmond’s historic, riverfront commercial area is now a modern river-front dining, shopping, and night-life district housed in historic, industrial buildings. This two-hour tour goes along Richmond’s canal which fueled the commerce and holds the story of pre-20th-century Richmond as well as the story of Richmond’s infamous slave trade. Meander through a neighborhood filled with converted tobacco warehouses turned into Civil War hospitals, interspersed with murals painted by artists from around the world. Highlights: Richmond’s beautiful river walk and canal, a center for the domestic slave trade in the United states and the oldest house in the city from 1737.

Price: Free, Tips appreciated.

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