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Architect: Edgerton S. Rogers
Dates: 1890-1893
Address: 1700 Hampton Street, 2201 Shields Lake Drive

Maymont was built in 1890 as the Gilded Age estate of millionaire businessman and philanthropist James H. 337 more words


Wine & Beer Classic

Unlimited sampling of some of Virginia’s finest beverages at the annual Dooley Noted Society’s Wine & Beer Classic at the Children’s Farm at Maymont, Friday, September 12th, 7pm – 10:30pm, a fundraiser for The Maymont Foundation. 34 more words


Child injured in tram accident at Maymont Japanese Gardens

RICHMOND, Va. — Police and emergency crews were called to Maymont for a tram accident involving a seven-year-old child.

The incident happened in the Japanese Gardens at Maymont around 2 p.m. 81 more words


Weekend Events in RVA

Radio One Richmond

Carytown Watermelon Festival, Sunday, August 10, 10am – 6pm Cary Street. 3000 watermelons, large Kid zone, 60 musicians, 100 exhibitors, and tons of Watermelon, free but bring cash to purchase watermelon and other foods. 182 more words

American Reptiles at Maymont

Maymont now has added five young American alligators to its collection of creatures at the Nature Center. The alligators are on display and are used to educate the public about the species. 105 more words


Here's what Maymont plans to do with the millions of dollars it's raised

RICHMOND, Va. — The “Jewel on the James” is raising money for a $35 million polishing.

Maymont, the 128-year-old estate built by Richmond philanthropists James Henry Dooley and Sallie May Dooley, is in the midst of its first major capital campaign since the 1990s. 129 more words