• Gaines' Mill battlefield -- Watt House area

    Richmond

    National Battlefield Park Virginia

Podcasts

Malvern Hill Battlefield

Richmond National Battlefield Park invites you to enjoy our podcasts.

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Richmond National Battlefield Park provides special interpretive programs throughout the year. Sadly, not everyone gets a chance to attend these programs. With the advent of the podcast, the park hopes to change that by making those programs available to website visitors from the comfort of their own homes. Some of these programs can be used as virtual tours or even just as a way to learn a little something new about Richmond's history.

To join us, just click the words "Download and listen." Send your comments about the podcasts to our webmaster; we would love to hear from you.

 

Series 1, Episode 6: Capitol Tour, part 2
Capitol Historian Mark Greenough leads a tour through Richmond, Virginia's Capitol building. Part of Richmod National Battlefield Park's 2008 series of summer talks and tours.
Download and Listen (Program length: 53 minutes Size: 12.2 MB)

Series 1, Episode 5: Capitol Tour, part 1
Park Ranger Mike Gorman leads a tour of Richmond, Virginia's Capitol grounds. Part of Richmond National Battlefield Park's 2008 series of summer talks and tours.
Download and Listen (Program length: 49 minutes Size: 11.1 MB)

Series 1, Episode 4: The Industrial Heart of the Confederacy
Park Ranger Susie Sernaker leads a tour of sites related to the Confederate war effort on Richmond, Virginia's historic riverfront. Part of Richmond National Battlefield Park's 2008 series of summer talks and tours.
Download and Listen (Program length: 48 minutes Size: 10.9 MB)

Series 1, Episode 3: Civil War Music
Musician Al Neal plays popular songs of the Civil War. Part of the park's commemoration of the 144th anniversary of the Battle of Fort Harrison.
Download and Listen (Program length: 62 minutes Size: 14 MB)

Series 1, Episode 2: The Belle Isle Prison Camp
Ranger Mike Gorman leads a tour of Belle Isle. Part of Richmond National Battlefield Park's 2008 series of summer talks and tours.
Download and Listen (Program length: 1 hour, 27 minutes Size: 20 MB)

Series 1, Episode 1: An Introduction
A brief introduction of Richmond National Battlefield Park's series of podcasts. Includes a montage of recorded programs from 2008.
Download and listen (Program length: 3 min, 21 seconds. Size: 3.06 MB)

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.)