Finding the ways we honor U.S. Presidents in Richmond

Thomas Jefferson has a statue in the lobby of the Jefferson HotelRichmond has statues, monuments or cemetery statuary for five U.S. Presidents:

For the Southerners, Jefferson Davis was the President of the Confederacy and has a monument on Monument Avenue and is buried at Hollywood Cemetery.

See more statues and monuments or check for where they are located on the Statues and Monuments page.


One response to this post.

  1. Posted by Massey on March 22, 2011 at 9:43 am

    Don’t forget about the original life-size marble statue of George Washington by Jean-Antoine Houdon that stands inside the center of the Capitol. That’s a pretty special one since I believe it is the only statue that Washington actually sat for.


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