Walk down Monument Avenue to see monuments from the Southern movement of the Civil War, as well as a hometown sports hero. Make your way down the tree-lined boulevard, where you will find monuments memorializing Virginian Confederate participants from the Civil War, as well as historical homes and churches. See monuments to Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis, J.E.B. Stuart, Matthew Fontaine Maury, and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson as you make your way down the street. You will also find a monument to Arthur Ashe, an international tennis star from the town. Throughout the year this area hosts a variety of events, like annual races or Confederate holiday celebrations where people gather along the avenue in military costumes. Find out how to plan Richmond trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
Monument Avenue Reviews
If visiting Richmond, you're bound to end up driving here, and in doing so you might think that white supremacy was something Americans should romanticize. I don't. There's nothing wrong with admittin... more »
This Avenue is flanked by beautiful homes and in the center are 5 or so statues, spaced every few blocks representing famous Richmond figures. It's a nice drive on the way to Carytown. I forget where ... more »
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