Tag: tourism

Life at Lee’s Headquarters

Commemorate Lee’s 208th birthday by visiting his 1862 headquarters at Dabbs House Museum. Meet the General and his staff to learn a little more about the man and his relationship with those around him. House tours, reenactors, and children’s activities/crafts are provided. Information: (804) 652-3406 or  den63@henrico.us Continue reading Life at Lee’s Headquarters

Henrico to mark historic Civil War battle with reenactments, activities Sept. 27-28

Henrico County will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of New Market Heights — a battle significant for the role played by African-American soldiers serving in the U.S. Colored Troops — with reenactments and living history exhibits Sept. 27-28. Descendants of some of the soldiers will be recognized as part of the activities. The […] Continue reading Henrico to mark historic Civil War battle with reenactments, activities Sept. 27-28

U.S. Baseball Championships to bring national webcast, thousands of visitors to Henrico and region

Henrico County will welcome close to 1,500 top high school baseball players from around the country — as well as college coaches and a national webcast audience — when the Triple Crown U.S. Baseball Championships take place July 23-Aug. 2. This marks the fifth consecutive year Henrico and the metro region have hosted the Triple […] Continue reading U.S. Baseball Championships to bring national webcast, thousands of visitors to Henrico and region

Henrico attracts $746.5 million in tourist spending in 2012

September 5, 2013 CONTACT:Dawn Miller Tourism Supervisor Henrico County Division of Recreation and Parks PHONE: (804) 501-5137 Henrico attracts $746.5 million in tourist spending in 2012 County total grows 4.7 percent, ranks fifth highest in Virginia Henrico County captured $746.5 million in spending by domestic travelers during 2012, the fifth highest total of any Virginia […] Continue reading Henrico attracts $746.5 million in tourist spending in 2012