Construction-related road closures around Historic Tredegar -- Nov-Dec 2013
Due to construction in the area, for several weeks in late November and early December, 5th Street leading to the park's Tredegar visitor center may be closed. Visitor parking will be available via the 2nd Street Connector. More »
Richmond National Battlefield Park presents a diverse assortment of natural resources, some more conspicuous than others. Although the park contains relatively few wildflowers the ornate blooms and bright colors of many of the park's species make them prominant displays of the park's floral diversity. In addition to being aesthetically pleasing, wildflowers are also an important part of the park ecosystem; they provide food and cover for many animals and insects, as well as adding to the biodiversity of the park's natural community.
Did You Know?
Phoebe Yates Pember worked at Chimborazo Hospital as a matron, caring for the sick and wounded. Her memoirs, A Southern Woman’s Story are still in print and are considered to be among the finest pieces of Civil War literature.