This tour explores the people and events that have shaped the lesbian and gay community, including the literary and café society of the 1920s-40s and their forays to see gay and lesbian musicians at the Hippodrome, early clubs and sports groups, and the rise of the LGBT rights movement. Meet at the Valentine, 1015 East Clay Street. Reservations required, 804-649-0711 ext. 301.
$25 per person.
$20 for Valentine Members.
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.