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 »
Torpedoes at Drewry's Bluff
During the Civil War Drewry's Bluff was known as a "Perfect Gibraltar" along the James River protecting the city of Richmond. This short video tells the story of the defenses put in the river beneath the bluff to deter the Union fleet from its goal of reaching Richmond.
Did You Know?
Thousands of Confederate soldiers who died in Richmond’s hospitals or in the battles around the city are buried at either Hollywood or Oakwood cemeteries. Most of the Union dead are buried in one of five National Cemeteries: Richmond, Cold Harbor, Seven Pines, Glendale or Fort Harrison.