Led by Valentine Director Bill Martin, this tour focuses on historic commercial and retail activity along North Avenue and Brookland Park Boulevard. Established in 1889 as an early streetcar suburb, Barton Heights originally was part of Henrico County and is now part of the City of Richmond. Meet at the North Avenue branch of the Richmond Public Library, 2901, North Avenue.
$15 per person.
$5 for Valentine Members.
Cash or check.
This tour is presented as part of the Richmond History Tours program, a service of the Valentine. We offer a full schedule of walking and bus tours of city neighborhoods, waterways, parks, retail districts, historic sites and battlefields. Led by a trained master guide, a Richmond History Tour is the best way to experience the city's rich past, present and future.