Bike Your Favorite Neighborhood Tour: Jackson Ward

From USD $68.00
  • Duration: 150 Minutes (approx.)
  • Location: Richmond, Virginia
  • Product code: PKKDZY
Also one of the oldest and most historic parts of the city, Jackson Ward was the epicenter of African American entrepreneurship and jazz during the 20th century. See the Hippodrome where all the jazz greats played during the 1940s and 50s; the home of Maggie Walker- the first black female bank president in America, the statue of Bojangles, who starred with Shirley Temple but was originally discovered in Richmond while waiting on tables at the Jefferson Hotel. Learn about Oliver Hill and the Civil Rights movement which began in Richmond and successfully ended with the landmark Civil Rights legislation of 1964. And much more!