Econo Lodge

8350 Brook Road, Richmond, Virginia, 23227, United States | 1 star motel
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Travel Blogs from Richmond

Stonewall Jackson Special

A travel blog entry by honestman

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... air as he thought people would notice he had one arm longer than the other..... At College he felt conscious of his 'mountain' accent compared to the smooth Virginian educated accent.

He volunteered for the Confederacy and was given a rank, basically to teach, and train, recruits to fight. The recruits he trained became the famous 'Jacksons brigade' and he was adept at topography and developing ways to isolate parts of use enemy to ...

A Walk in the Park

A travel blog entry by honestman

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... it. The locals call them the 'flagettes' as they protest outside the building with flags...

Today, ive started to realise that Richmond has a class system and they say that the 'ladies' of Richmond have their noses so stuck up they would drown if it rained.

I've enjoyed Richmond and I've not been near a shop, or downtown, or even a chain restaurant!!!

Today i I felt quite the tourist and boy have I walked!!! Feet sore!!
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Breakkie

A travel blog entry by honestman

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For those who are interested up later this morning as I'm having and exploring day in the city..
choice of breakfast includes waffles, biscuits ( scones) sausage, eggs, bacon, fruit, eggy bread, and steamed apples with cinnamon.....
Expecting 72 deg today with no clouds......... Eat your hearts ...

Slavery Trail

A travel blog entry by honestman

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There are some good walks in Richmond, although a lot of the city was destroyed by the Confederate Army as they left. They were meant to burn key army buildings but when they set the provision store alight they didn't realise how much alcohol was in it. By the time Lincoln visited 4 day skater it was still smouldering.

I took in the Slavery Trail, which included the ...

Two Different Museums

A travel blog entry by honestman

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... cultural landscape and the economic impact of no more slavery. Its very very good and if you only do one museum about the war this should be it.

Some very interesting facts like
Total deaths (battle or disease) - USA 360,000, CSA - 260,000; Total wounded 471,000
Union engaged 2,100,000 soldiers and the Confederacy engaged 875,000. Both and about rhe same amount killed in battle
In the 1860 election Lincolns name did not appear on any of the ...

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Location

This 1 star motel, located on 8350 Brook Road, Richmond, is near Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Three Lakes Nature Center and Aquarium, James River Cellars Winery, and Broad Street.
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