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Follow us to Richmond, Virginia!

Thu, Nov 21, 2013 at 12:00AM

Follow us to Richmond, Virginia this week where we are visiting our dealer James River Marine! Richmond is a historically rich town with roots dating back to 1609 when Jamestown colonists established a colony in the New World. While in Richmond we will visit the Museum of the Confederacy, the Hollywood Cemetery, Wilton House and our dealer James River Marine! If you have visited Richmond, Virginia before, share your stories and pictures with us on our Monterey Boats Facebook page!

Civil War buffs will absolutely love this museum! The Museum of the Confederacy opened in 1896 and contains an extraordinary collection of artifacts from the Confederate States of America. The collection has more than 130,000 historical items donated from soldiers and their families.

Plan a walking tour with the Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia! Tours are conducted Monday through Saturday from 8 AM to 5 PM. It’s a historical cemetery that includes the burial sites of several Civil War soldiers, two presidents and the Davis and Jefferson Family tombs.

Our last stop before visiting our dealer James River Marine is the Wilton House. The Randolph family owned the 200-acre property for more than 100 years, and used it as a plantation.The house was host to several key historical players including Presidents George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. Tours of the house are available every day of the week except Sunday.

It’s now time to visit James River Marine and take one of our brand new models for a spin! We hope you had a great time visiting Richmond, Virginia with us!

 
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