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Sightseeing and landmarks in Varina

Art museums

“Once upon a mid-night dreary ... Before you go, pick up a copy of Silverman's biography of Edgar Allan Poe ( or read the first few pages of the beside copy in our studio). You won't put it down and you won't miss the Poe Museum. In fair weather, don't miss the Poe Museum's weekly ":Unhappy Hour" on Thursdays for drinks in their ancient, eerily enchanting boxwood courtyard. The Poe museum collection is housed in the oldest residential property in Richmond, a charm of great gray stones, mortar, and slate. ”
  • 44 locals recommend

History museums

History Museum
“Very tastefully done. A must see for both Jew and Gentile, history buff or educating the general public. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
History Museum
“Beautiful wooded area for walks or bike ride... Civil War defenses of Richmond.”
  • 1 local recommends

Historic sites

Historic Site
“Famous for Patrick Henry’s “Give me liberty or give me death” speech - which was the spark that ignited the USA! Great tours and re-enactments. The small cemetery is a great place for a small stroll.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Visit the church, gift shop, and DO NOT MISS the "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" re-enactment on Sundays at 2 pm, if you are here. Stirring church interior and new, very gifted, insightful, and inspiring rector. Worth the effort to experience a service at St. John's and feel times zones merge in this riveting historical edifice. ”
  • 1 local recommends