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Executive Mansion (The), Richmond

Executive Mansion (The) - Richmond, Virginia
Executive Mansion (The)
703 East Grace Street, Richmond, VA 23219Map
901 East Grace Street
+1 804 371 8687
Neighborhood: Capitol Square
Overview

The home of Virginia governors since the early 1800s, this Federal-style house is located in Capitol Square. It is the oldest governor's mansion in continuous use in the country. Confederate general Robert E. Lee lay in state in one of the rooms. Prominent governors that have resided in the home include Harry Byrd, who later served 32 years in the US Senate and L. Douglas Wilder, the first elected African-American governor in the country. The home can be toured by appointment only during the designated hours.

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Executive Mansion (The) General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM, Tuesday to Friday from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Tuesday to Friday from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Tours, Arts & Museums
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