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Mr Bojangles, dance!

Bill Robinson, known as Mr Bojangles, was most famous for his tap dancing with Shirley Temple in... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2018
Jeffry B
Melbourne, Australia
Not a place most locals know about...

This statue is a beautiful piece of happy sculpture. It is full of life and movement and really... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2018
Short Pump, Virginia
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Memorial to the famous tap dancer who was a native of Richmond.
Adams and W. Leigh Streets, Richmond, VA 23223
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

Bill Robinson, known as Mr Bojangles, was most famous for his tap dancing with Shirley Temple in the 1930s, but he was also an actor and singer. He was also a philanthropist and campaigner for a better deal for Afro-Americans. He lived from 1878 -...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

This statue is a beautiful piece of happy sculpture. It is full of life and movement and really reflects its subject in terms of body positioning and facial expression. It is in an out of the way location, but very easy to get to... in...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 23, 2018

I was touring Richmond when I came across this tribute to Bill Robinson. He was a tap dancer, actor, and arguably the best and most highly paid African-American entertainer in the first half of the twentieth century. He is best known for his dancing with...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed December 7, 2017

Just for the historical content, we had to visit this statue and glad we did. It's located on a fairly small corner of an intersection, but easy to see from the street. It's located in the Jackson Ward section of town which some people claim...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed July 10, 2016

The City of Richmond, home to many statues and monuments and the famous "Monument Avenue," dedicated this statue in June, 1973. It is located at a small (very small) triangle "park" at Adams and Leigh Streets, not too far from downtown. The statue is aluminum...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed March 22, 2013

you have to stop and see it once. it is one of the Richmond things to do. Also going to the capital square while downtown is great also.

Date of experience: April 2012
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