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Church Hill Walking Tour and Segway Tour in April&May

04/09/2009 6:25 AM by

The Valentine Richmond History Center has 2 tours of Church Hill coming up in April and May: a walking tour set for April 19 and a Segway tour set for May 9.

Walking Tour – April 19 (2-4pm)

CHURCH HILL Examine 19th century architecture and modern revitalization efforts in Richmond’s oldest intact neighborhood. Developed by Major William Mayo, Church Hill is home to St. John’s Church, where Patrick Henry made his famous speech, and the city’s largest number of antebellum structures.

Meet your guide at Patrick Henry Park across from St. John’s Church, E. Broad and 24th streets. $10 (Pay your guide on the day of the tour. ) Members: $5

Segway Tour – May 9 (12-2pm) SEGWAY TOUR

NEW TOUR! CHURCH HILL ON A SEGWAY Roll past 19th century architecture and modern revitalization efforts in Richmond’s oldest intact neighborhood. Developed by Major William Mayo, Church Hill is home to St. John’s Church, where Patrick Henry made his famous speech, and the city’s largest number of antebellum structures.

Reservations are required. Call Segway of Richmond (804) 343-1850. Starting point will be determined by Segway of Richmond.


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