City of Richmond, Virginia

Photographs from the City of Richmond, Virginia

 

 

A brief history:

 

  • Richmond is the third state capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States after the previous state capital's of Jamestown & Williamsburg in the American Colonial period.

 

  • In 1779, the Virginia General Assembly decided to relocate the seat of Virginia's government from Williamsburg to Richmond

 

  • During the American Civil War, Richmond served as the capital for the Confedorate States of America.

 

  • Richmond has been an independent city since 1871.

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