The Renaissance

Address: 107 W. Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia, 23220, United States | Hotel
 
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Travel Blogs from Richmond

"Rain Rain, Go Away!" and Standing in Lee's Shadow

A travel blog entry by azbell on Jul 11, 2015

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... but I remembered that I work with the Alabama Legislature, which certainly has a similar vibe. The museum was packed and Laura ran from area to area with a frenzy I'd never seen before. From sliding down a treehouse to milking a life-size plastic cow to riding a carousel twice and other activities, she packed a lot of fun into a small amount of time.

We drove to lunch in a continuing drizzle and explored an area of Richmond known as Carytown, which ...

Off Like a Herd of Sloths

A travel blog entry by cphenly on Jul 10, 2015

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... Tim noticed that a traffic warning light was flashing with instructions to play radio 1610 for more information. The more information started out fairly benignly, saying that there was construction for four miles about 5 miles ahead. It then went on, in that atonal computer voice way that it has, to add the comment, as if afterthought, that there was an accident southbound at mile marker 75 (about 12 miles ahead of where we were) which "stopped traffic in all ...

Dead Presidents and Rebel Flags

A travel blog entry by azbell on Jul 09, 2015

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... White House, and these two places are ones I will always remember. The White House tour is fascinating, but one room, which was among the smallest in the house, had a profound effect upon my sense of history. The library in the home was used for meetings by Jefferson Davis just moments before he escaped Richmond in advance of the Yankees’ capture of the town. Within 48 hours, President Abraham Lincoln, who was visiting ...

Flying Squirrels and Recycled Toilet Paper

A travel blog entry by azbell on Jul 08, 2015

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... about how Laura, who is two-years-old, would handle two flights and a short layover, but she proved to be a trooper and a real joy with whom to travel. The iPad is perhaps the greatest invention for keeping a toddler's attention over an extended period of time, and she dozed off for a good, long nap, as well. When we arrived in Richmond, Laura donned her ladybug backpack and led
the family off of the plane just as ...

Early American History

A travel blog entry by 2pcgrads on Apr 23, 2015

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... and Hollywood Cemetary, which has over 18,000 Confederate interments. A very sobering experience, to say the least.

Petersburg National Battlefield, Petersburg, Virginia. When Grant was beaten at Cold Harbor, he pulled out in the middle of the night and changed his battle plan to head south towards Petersburg. Lee was unaware that he had left the area and it almost cost him dearly. From June 15-18 Grant threw his forces against Petersburg; ...

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