History of Jackson Ward Walking Tour


  • September 2, 2017 | 10:00 am
  • September 16, 2017 | 10:00 am

Known as the “birthplace of Black Capitalism,” Jackson Ward is rich in black history and culture and boasts a beautiful collection of preserved antebellum architecture and historic cast iron porches. Meet at 00 Clay Street, between 1st and Adams streets.

$15 per person
$5 for Valentine Members
Walk-ups welcome.
Cash or check.
On-street parking.

This tour is presented as part of the Richmond History Tours program, a service of the Valentine. We offer a full schedule of walking and bus tours of city neighborhoods, waterways, parks, retail districts, historic sites and battlefields. Led by a master guide, a Richmond History Tour is the best way to experience the city’s rich past, present and future.