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Richmond

Richmond

What's out there® Cultural Landscapes Guide

National Park Service

In Partnership with the National Park Service

The What’s Out There Cultural Landscapes guides are produced as a partnership between the National Park Service and The Cultural Landscape Foundation in acknowledgement of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the NPS in 1916.

In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the National Park Service (NPS), The Cultural Landscape Foundation and NPS are partnering to document nationally significant landscapes in five cities. The fourth of five interactive online guides, the What’s Out There Cultural Landscapes Guide to Richmond was preceded by guides to Philadelphia (March 2016), New York City (October 2016), and Boston (May 2017), and will be followed by a guide to the cultural landscapes of Baltimore, MD (Fall 2018).

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With more than four centuries of history dating back to its origins as an early Colonial settlement, the capital of the Commonwealth has a rich and significant landscape legacy.

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Discover the extraordinary range of Richmond's designed landscapes through illustrated essays of more than 50 sites, all of which can be explored on an interactive map.

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Read the profiles of dozens of designers and visionaries whose work has shaped Richmond over the course of three hundred years.

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