DID YOU KNOW...
...that the Washington monument in Capitol Square, done by American sculptor Thomas Crawford and Randolph Rogers, now serves as the logo for the city of Richmond?
...that Richmond, Virginia was named Richmond because William Byrd II, founder of the city, thought that the James River reminded him of the River Thames in Richmond, England?
...that the triple crown race horse "Secretariat" came from (a suburb of) Richmond, Virginia?
...that in 1914 Richmond was chosen as the site for the Fifth District Federal Reserve Bank, of which there are only 12 in the United States?
...that the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is the largest art museum in the South and also one of the largest art museums in the country(United States)?
...that the Virginia's Governor's Mansion is the oldest continously inhabited governor's mansion in the United States(it is located here in Richmond)?