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“A Walk Down the Past!”
Review of Monument Avenue

Monument Avenue
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Discover Richmond's Monument Ave by Segway
Ranked #6 of 168 things to do in Richmond
Certificate of Excellence
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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84 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“A Walk Down the Past!”
Reviewed September 19, 2013

The avenue is lined with beautiful homes and monuments from an earlier era in VA history.
It is well worth walking or driving down this Aveune as there are not many like it in the US of A.

Visited September 2013
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Atlanta, Georgia
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90 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Nice drive”
Reviewed September 13, 2013

Unfortunately, there was no where to park, but it is a nice drive to see a few beautiful monuments to some major Confederate heroes.

Visited September 2013
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Passaic
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Monuments to the Lost Cause and Others”
Reviewed September 11, 2013

The monuments were built during the last century to memorialize Robert E. Lee (that was the first), Jefferson Davis, Stonewall Jackson, Jeb Stuart, Mathew Fontaine Maury, and Arthur Ashe. They are located on the median strip of a long street in a lovely neighborhood. To really see them well, choose a time when there is less traffic. I found them immensely moving and evocative of a time and culture. Some are weathering better than others. The Davis and Stuart monuments need some upkeep. I found them all so fascinating that I wanted to read their histories. I found a helpful pamphlet by James E. DuPriest, Jr. and Douglas O. Tice,Jr. at the Virginia Historical Society.

Visited August 2013
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Milford, Delaware
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241 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“Very interesting”
Reviewed September 9, 2013

The history behind the monuments I found quite interesting. Each has it's own story and the craftsmanship is beautiful. Do to our schedule we saw them from our vehicle, but next time I'm in the area I plan to walk and really enjoy them.

Visited September 2013
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new jersey
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78 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Nice drive”
Reviewed September 2, 2013

A drive along Monument Avenue was impressive - large monuments along the drive with very large and beautiful homes along the way!

Visited August 2013
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