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Who knew there was a Japanese garden in Richmond? Certainly not I, or I would not have stopped bothering my friends with cars to take me last year! 96 more words


Maymont Park, part 2; the mansion tour

When you visit Maymont Park, be sure to sign up for a tour of the mansion.  Seriously, take the tour of the mansion!!!  While many historical homes are open to the public, quite often, they are furnished with replicas or pieces from the time period-sometimes just a few to supplement the collection and other times, the majority of the furnishings fall into this catergory.   502 more words


Exploring Richmond: Maymont Park

I was talking to my friend Casey one day about how I wanted to start exploring Virginia and seeing what this common wealth state had to offer. 509 more words


a visit to Maymont Park in Richmond, part 1

If you have been visiting this blog, you know that I frequently post photos about the places I visit, especially if they have a garden.  In our quest to explore Virginia, my husband and I came across… 518 more words


GrainsConnect building grain terminal in Maymont, Sask.

A new high-throughput grain terminal is being built in Maymont, Sask, the first terminal to be built by GrainsConnect Canada.

The state-of-the-art terminal, the first of four the company says it will construct, is going up on the Canadian National Railway line. 181 more words


10 ways to enjoy Richmond for FREE this summer

Guest blog post by Kate Prunkl 

Summer is here, and if you’re anything like me, you gravitate towards the refreshing pool or air conditioning during the summer heat until boredom takes over and your brain begs you to do something else. 1,364 more words


1926: Richmond during the beginnings of the Junior League

Thanks to Downton Abbey, we are all now familiar with the fashion, society norms and events surrounding the early 1920s.  It was this time period that saw the birth of many of the volunteer and non-profit organizations that we see in Richmond today, including the Junior League of Richmond and Maymont.  788 more words