Richmond’s American Civil War Museum

Richmond was once the capital of the Confederacy. Now, it is home to a Civil War Museum. The building this museum is located in was once the Tredegar Iron Works. The building has two floors of informational displays, as well as several interactive screens. This museum is also part of the Richmond National Battlefield Park.Continue reading “Richmond’s American Civil War Museum”

The Richmond Poe Museum

On Sunday I took a trip to the Poe Museum here in Richmond. Edgar Allan Poe is very well known in Baltimore history, but he was actually born in RVA. The museum grounds have several buildings that chronicle Poe’s life. There is also a pair of black cats that call this museum home. The oldestContinue reading “The Richmond Poe Museum”

Pluto The Poe Museum Cat

The Poe Museum in Richmond has two resident black cats, Pluto and Edgar. According to their Instagram account, the boys were found as small kittens in the shrine area. The pair enjoys greeting guests and roaming the grounds. Donations to the museum cover their food and medical care. During my visit, Pluto gave me aContinue reading “Pluto The Poe Museum Cat”

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