Led by special guest The Gary Flowers Show
Known as the “birthplace of Black Capitalism,” Jackson Ward is rich in African American history and culture, and boasts a beautiful collection of preserved antebellum architecture and historic cast iron porches. Join us for a walk with fifth generation Jackson Ward resident, Gary Flowers, hearing stories about growing up in the “Harlem of the South,” community change makers, and the neighborhood’s status today as a beloved historic district.
The Valentine's Richmond History Tours program offers guided tours that explore the rich and diverse history of the city by foot, bike or bus. Our featured neighborhood series explores a different Richmond neighborhood each month.
Advanced registration required.