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Monument Avenue, Richmond

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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.
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  • It's a tree-lined boulevard with well maintained houses. Other than that, if you want to see monuments to Confederate "heroes", I suggest you look elsewhere. Motorists are not kind to tourist who want...  more »
  • If you are visiting or just passing through Richmond take the time to drive down Monument Ave. It is beautiful. Its lined with huge old trees and beautiful old homes that are beautifully maintained. A...  more »
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