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A progressive cocktail party featuring the gardens and green spaces of the Valentine Richmond History Center, the John Marshall House, the Museum and White House of the Confederacy, Monumental Church (Historic Richmond Foundation) and the VCU Massey Cancer Center. All five sites are located in downtown Richmond’s historic Court End neighborhood and will be open throughout the evening, with a variety of music and refreshments at each. A complimentary shuttle will circulate throughout the evening. Guests may begin and end their evening at any of the five sites. Admission is either in advance or at the door. One drink limit at each location.
Thursday, May 17, 2012; 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Sally Archer Anderson Garden
The White House of the Confederacy, 1201 E. Clay Street
The Museum of the Confederacy contains the largest collection of Confederate artifacts in the world. The historic White House of the Confederacy, located next door, has been meticulously restored and displays personal belongings of the Davis family, which lived in the home from 1861-1865.
Betty Moore Garden
Monumental Church, Historic Richmond Foundation, 1224 E. Broad Street
Historic Richmond Foundation (HRF) is the conscience of the built environment for the City of Richmond. As the oldest preservation organization in the city, HRF operates a revolving fund under which it currently owns and maintains five historic properties, including Monumental Church, a National Historic Landmark.
Becky’s Healing Garden
VCU Massey Cancer Center, 401 College Street
This beautiful and restorative space was designed to heal the mind and spirit and to support Massey Cancer Center’s mission of total nurturing care.
Wickham House (1812) Garden
Valentine Richmond History Center, 1015 East Clay Street
This picturesque, private green space is nestled among high brick walls and magnolia trees and extends from the portico of the historic Wickham House, an early 19th century home built by prominent attorney John Wickham, who raised 17 children on the property.
John Marshall House Garden
818 E. Marshall Street
Cost of event: $30 Single | $50 Couple