Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Archive for the ‘Southside’ Category



Richmond, VA Photograph of Maymont Japanese garden 2, uploaded originally by jhbowman42 (vacation)

Just one shot of Maymont Park’s expansive grounds and the various gardens that grow and thrive there. This garden is their Japanese garden, complete with a gazebo and bridges to cross over the waters.

Read Full Post »



Richmond, VA Photograph of Remember When…, uploaded originally by hburrussiii

This is a fantastic picture of the Skateland off of Hull Street, once a popular destination for daycares and families alike.

Read Full Post »

Maymont House by RigbyMel.

This Gilded Age mansion was finished in 1893 by Edgerton Stewart Rogers for Major James Dooley and his wife Sallie. It overlooks the James River, and sits on what used to be 100 acres of farmland. The Dooley’s were the only people to inhabit the estate, and did so for 32 years until Mrs. Dooley’s death in 1925. After her death, the house, carriage house, and lands went to the city and were opened to the public that same year. The Maymont Foundation became responsible for the park in 1975 and maintains it’s authenticity as much as possible. The house is open for tours Tuesdays through Sundays until 4:30pm.

Read Full Post »