Directed by Dick Lowry
Starring Richard Chamberlain, Alice Krige, F. Murray Abraham
This CBS mini-series is set in the mid-19th century. It follows John Fremont, a young American adventurer chosen to trek out west to the Oregon Territory. But the American dream of moving westward proves more difficult than it seemed, as Fremont faces politics, a court-martial and his own fluctuation of wealth.
Notable Filming Locations in and Around Richmond
Old First Baptist Church – Courtroom scene
Peking Pavilion Restaurant in Shockoe Slip – Searley’s Oyster house
Valentine Museum – Dinner party scene