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What is the oldest thing in Richmond?

Posted at 6:59 PM, Sep 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-15 19:00:58-04

Executive producer Elizabeth Hewlett, and photographer Chris Munnings, (still with CBS 6) ventured around Richmond, compiling a history hit list.

Photographer Chris Munnings

Photographer Chris Munnings

This little gem was filmed back on November 1, 1995. It must have been warm out, because Chris is wearing short sleeves.

They stop by the Old Stone House House, which dated back to the 1730s and was held together with shells from the James River. It houses the Edgar Allen Poe Museum and is considered one of the oldest houses in the area.

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Then they head to Lewis Ginter to investigate a historical botanical specimen, before heading to the museum.

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Take a trip around the city with them for #ThrowbackThursday, just click on the video below.  To view other #ThrowbackThursday stories, click here. 

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