2013 Saturday Ranger Series
From Battlefields to City Streets: the park's new Summer Ranger Series will explore a variety of Civil War stories
Richmond National Battlefield Park is inviting residents and visitors to spend their Saturdays with Park Rangers exploring the area's Civil War history - on battlefields and in historic buildings, on city streets and country lanes, from the James River to the Chickahominy.
Every Saturday, from Memorial Day through Labor Day, rangers will explore a different aspect of Richmond's Civil War history, including...
Did You Know?
President Abraham Lincoln visited the Richmond area twice during the war. In July 1862 he met with General McClellan at Harrison’s Landing on the James River. Lincoln came to Richmond on April 4, 1865 and walked the streets of a city still smouldering from the evacuation fires.