Please be aware that Daylight Saving Time
(DST) changes in Richmond VA do not necessarily occur on the same date every year.
In Richmond VA, DST starts on the 2nd Sunday in March and ends on the 1st Sunday in November.
Facts About Richmond, VA
Information for Travelers
Richmond, capital of Virginia, is among the oldest major cities in America.
The city sits on the banks of the James River, in the heart of the state, and has deep connections to two great eras in American history.
Today, many of Richmond's attractions tell the story of the Civil War and the way of life the south fought to protect.
The Confederate White House, home of Confederate President Jefferson Davis during the Civil War, is now a museum in Court End, a neighborhood known for federal-style mansions.
But tourists don't just come here for the history; the city also offers lively neighborhoods, an active cultural life and activities for all ages.
The cicade was a hotbed of independence in colonial times and served as the Confederate capital during the Civil War, when it was the scene of more than five years of battles as Confederate troops fought to defend it from capture by the Union.
When that finally happened, it was the retreating Confederate army that set fire to the warehouses, starting the fire that had destroyed much of the city before the war.
Patrick Henry, one of the founders of the United States, declared the famous declaration “Give me liberty or give me death” in St. John's Church in 1775, leading to the Revolutionary War.
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