Antebellum Richmond

These are historically important sites in Virginia's capital city.

The Ladies' Aid Society (Confederate service) Richmond Theatre: fire! Anna Chalmer's school for girls
Offices of the Southern Planter The seedier pubs at Rocketts Landing Jackson Ward: free people of color
Richmond Female Academy Offices of the Southern Literary Messenger Tredegar Iron Works (draft)
The Governor's Mansion (draft) Governor Henry Wise's office (draft) Rail crossing: watch your step!
First Baptist Church of Richmond: meet Lott Cary

First-year students wrote these research papers in the Fall of 1995.
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