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Jackson Ward is a historically African-American district in Richmond, Virginia with a long tradition of African-American businesses. It is located less than a mile from the Virginia State Capitol, sitting to the west of Court End and north of Broad Street. It was listed as a National Historic Landmark District in 1978. "Jackson Ward" was originally the name of the area's political district within the city, or ward, from 1871 to 1905, yet has remained in use long after losing its original meaning. Wikipedia
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Arts District Food Tour in Richmond
Find additional information and a lower price at Discover Richmond Tours Ready to discover downtown Richmond? Richmond’s revitalized Arts District, will capture your imagination with a mix of historically-significant architecture, under-the-radar restaurants, and inspiring art galleries. Joining Discover Richmond Tours means exploring the neighborhood as an insider. You will sample delicious food and snacks from several amazing spots, meet chefs and business owners to discover their passion for their craft, and hear the stories that make this one of Richmond’s most defining neighborhoods. But most of all, we’ll make sure you have fun doing it. Highlights include: - Visit up to 6 establishments to taste one of their best dishes – more than enough food for a meal! - Learn about Jackson Ward’s unique architecture, about the story behind Grace St., and about the weather indicator that once marked Richmond’s highest point - Meet the chef’s and owners behind downtown’s food scene
Downtown Richmond Booze & Bites Tour
Join us for a fun evening version of our Arts District Food Tour! Spanning parts of Jackson Ward and Monroe Ward, you’ll feel like an insider as we share with you our favorite spots downtown for a bite to savor and a tasty drink to sip. A relaxed pace plus a tour guide with stories of the neighborhood to share will make this walking tour a great way to explore a vibrant part of Richmond. Highlights include: - Visit 3 restaurants to taste one of their best dishes – enough food to end your tour well-satisfied! - Sip on a thoughtfully-chosen beverage pairing at each stop - Finish your tour with dessert at one of Richmond’s best, most innovative ice cream shops Due to the nature of this tour, guests must be at least 21 years old to participate.
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Shooting in Jackson Ward marks Richmond's hundredth in 2022
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