The Valentine Richmond History Center hosts its annual bus tour exploring local milestones that shaped Richmond’s LGBT community. This year’s tour kicks off of Richmond’s Pride Week.
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Sept. 22 from 1-4 p.m.
Richmond’s Lesbian & Gay History Bus Tour
This tour will kick-off Richmond’s Pride Week. Beth Marschak, co-author of “Images of America: Lesbian and Gay Richmond,” explores the people and events that have shaped the gay and lesbian community, such as women who passed as men to serve in the military, the literary and café society of the 1920′s-40′s, and the rise of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights movement. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (804) 649-0711 x301 or you can purchase your tickets online at www.RichmondHistoryTours.com. Parking is available for free at the Valentine Richmond History Center where the tour will begin. Bus tours also include same-day admission to the Valentine Richmond History Center, Wickham House (1812) and Edward V. Valentine Sculpture Studio. The cost is $25 per person or $20 for History Center Members.
The Valentine Richmond History Center and the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond announced Friday that the LGBT Pride month flag that flew outside the building last June will be donated to the museum next month.