Henry River is an example of history that seems so distant, yet it can still be seen, touched and heard with our own eyes and ears.
Built as a planned community, the village was a self-contained complex with its own mill, dam, water and fire-protection systems, and company store. In later years the village gained amenities such as walkways, terraced green spaces, and field stone retaining walls.
Homes from a Different Era
Ornate stairs in the Virginia State Capitol, Richmond add to the history and preservation of traditional architecture
Going Down the Stairs
The Virginia State Capitol, which Thomas Jefferson designed with Charles-Louis Clérisseau, was the first Roman Revival building in America and the first American public building in the form of a classic temple. The building was the site of significant events in American history while it was the Virginia State Capitol and in its role as the Capitol of the Confederate States of America from 1861 to 1865.
With the golden rays of the setting sun lighting up the Capitol in Richmond, people mill around to enjoy the evening.
Milling Around at the Capitol
Virginia State Capitol
An image from the past still has character and beauty
A Barn from the Past
Boston Church Window
The flag hanging on the Old North Church in Boston with a paneled window offering a view outside