Visit the Capitals of both the North and South during the Civil War on this three-day adventure. While in Richmond, tour the Museum of Confederacy, the Confederate White House, Hollywood Cemetery, and Monument Avenue. A day trip to Washington DC takes you to the three branches of Government, great monuments, and a museum of the Smithsonian! Also a fun day at Kings Dominion Theme park.
3 Days – Starting at $399
|The Museum of the Confederacy:Come face to face with history at The Museum of the Confederacy, the leading center for the study of the Confederacy in the American Civil War! The Museum is home to the world’s largest collection of artifacts, manuscripts and images associated with the domestic, military and political life during the period of the Confederacy. Exhibits feature the personal effects of Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis and other Confederate figures of the Civil War.|
|The White House of the Confederacy:Home to Confederate President Jefferson Davis and his family throughout the war. The mansion contains over half the furnishings that were here with the Davis family.|
|Hollywood Cemetery:Named for its multitude of holly trees, Hollywood Cemetery opened in 1849. President Monroe is buried here along with the first battle casualty of the Civil War. More than 18,000 Confederate soldiers came to rest here beneath an amazing 90 foot mortarless pyramid. President John Tyler, Confederate President Jefferson Davis, and Gen. J.E.B. Stuart are also buried here.|
|Monument Avenue: The only street in the country declared a national historic site. After the Civil War, statues were erected on Monument Avenue to honor Confederate heroes. These include Confederate President Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, commander of the Confederate Army, and General “Stonewall” Jackson.|
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