Tag Archives: Richmond

Bipolar Linden Row

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We recognized the row of Greek Revivial houses that made up the Linden Row Inn in downtown Richmond, Virginia, even without the big “Linden Row” flag hanging on the portico of one.  What we couldn’t figure out was the location … Continue reading

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Rule Britannia, Y’All

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The Virginia upper class of the early 20th century had a thing about England.  It had to do, according to Agecroft Hall’s application to the National Register of Historic Places, with industrialization and the perceived threat that the influx of central and … Continue reading

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The Virginia Executive Mansion

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I had read that getting into the Virginia Executive Mansion, official home to Virginia’s governor, was a little tricky. It is, ostensibly, open on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 to 2. But that schedule is subject to mansion events.  More than … Continue reading

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Historic Dirt

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“We Virginians are funny about our dirt,” said the receptionist at the Virginia state capitol building in Richmond. She was telling us about the renovation of the capitol, which took place from 2004 to 2007, when they restored the 18th … Continue reading

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