• Gaines' Mill battlefield -- Watt House area

    Richmond

    National Battlefield Park Virginia

Leasing Opportunity at Rural Plains

This Request for Proposals (RFP) provides the opportunity for interested individuals and organizations to submit proposals to the National Park Service (NPS) to lease NPS property consisting of approximately four acres of agricultural fields containing English and American Boxwoods and other nursery plants (Boxwood Fields). The lease will allow for the cultivation, harvesting and off-site sale of the existing plants.

Request for Proposals to Lease the Boxwood Fields (pdf)
 
Boxwood Fields at Rural Plains
Boxwood Fields at Rural Plains
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Did You Know?

Tredegar Iron Works in Richmond

Tredegar Iron Works produced almost 1,100 cannon, roughly one-half of all guns made in the South during the war. (It was second only to the Parrott foundry in Cold Springs, New York in production for the entire United States.)