Statues & Monuments

One of the most interesting and fun projects I did for the Discover Richmond website was taking pictures for slideshows of Richmond’s statues and monuments. Kathy Albers was a researcher and historian for the Richmond Times-Dispatch for many years and brought this to me.  I loved the scavenger hunt mentality I developed from projects like this and the history I’ve learned as a result. Thank you Kathy!

Monument Avenue

Byrd Park

Canal Walk & Brown’s Island

Capitol Square

Church Hill

Downtown & Shockoe Slip

The Fan/Museum District

Jackson Ward

Maymont

Monroe Park

Northside

Oregon Hill

Shockoe Bottom

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  8. […] known statues around the city.If you’ve been following my statues and monuments page on my Richmond on the James blog over the years, you know I’ve put in the time to explore and study sculpture all over […]

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    • Posted by C. Sheppard on November 30, 2013 at 1:16 pm

      Mr. Riggins, Would like to have a copy of your book or other info. on the Richmond statuary. Just recently began an ancestry study and found that Wm. L. Sheppard is a relative of mine. Need to know more about his work , in particular. Christina Sheppard

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