Richmond vetting locations for slavery museum in Shockoe Bottom

Posted at 11:29 AM, May 04, 2023

RICHMOND, Va. — Two years after it opened the door to using eminent domain if needed for the project, the City of Richmond is looking to nail down a location for a planned slavery museum that would anchor a larger commemorative site in Shockoe Bottom. At a committee meeting this week, City Councilmember Cynthia Newbille reported that administrators have begun vetting options for the planned National Slavery Museum, which would anchor the likewise in-the-works Shockoe Bottom Heritage Campus. Read more on Richmond BizSense.

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