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June 2017

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2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Battery Park Pool, 2719 Dupont Circle (map)

Battery Court

Battery Court Historic District, January 2012
Image courtesy of Wikipedia

Sunday, May 7, 2017

This special tour will be led by local residents, Michael Lease and Kim Wolfe of the Battery Park Stories project. The youngest Northside streetcar subdivision, Battery Park was developed between 1909-1949 and is known for its beautiful public park, American foursquare homes and bungalows. Join us to learn about the history of this neighborhood and stories of its residents. Meet in front of the Battery Park Pool, 2719 Dupont Circle.

$15 per person
$5 for Valentine Members
Walk-ups welcome. 
Cash or check.
On-street parking.

Check out some of our other Northside walking tours this month!

History of Barton Heights Walking Tour
Saturday, May 6 & Saturday, May 20 | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Director's Tour of Highland Park
Sunday, May 21 | 2-4 p.m.

History Hounds Explore Ginter Park
Saturday, May 27 | 10 a.m.-Noon

Discover a new Richmond neighborhood each month! For Richmond natives and visitors alike, the Valentine’s neighborhood walking tours explore the history and evolution of Richmond’s diverse neighborhoods. Our tours go beyond the highlights, uncovering each neighborhood’s best kept secrets while sharing the stories and memories of residents.

This tour is presented as part of the Richmond History Tours program, a service of the Valentine.  We offer a full schedule of walking and bus tours of city neighborhoods, waterways, parks, retail districts, historic sites and battlefields.  Richmond History Tours are the best way to experience the city's rich past, present and future.