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April 3rd marks 150 years since The Fall of Richmond

Posted at 1:14 PM, Mar 31, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-31 13:14:06-04

RICHMOND, Va - April 2015 marks the 150th Anniversary of The Fall of Richmond on April 3, 1865. Dr. Edward Ayers, President of The University of Richmond, visited the studio to share some details about 'Richmond's Journey,' a four-day commemoration about that pivotal period that foreshadowed the end of the Civil War and slavery. The event opens on Wednesday, April 1st and runs through Saturday, April 4th, sponsored by the Future of Richmond’s Past. For more information visit online at www.richmondsjourney.org.