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)
Did You Know?
The Confederate government hired slave labor from all around Virginia. The slaves helped build earthen fortifications for the protection of Richmond; the government paid the slaves' owners for their work.