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Maymont, Mansion

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1700 Hampton Street
Richmond,VA23220

November 2018

Maymont Mansion Holiday Tours

November 16, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - January 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Maymont, Mansion, 1700 Hampton Street
Richmond,VA23220
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Free

James and Sallie Dooley's spectacularly decorated Gilded Age home brings the wonders and festivities of Christmas past to life and is sure to put everyone in the holiday spirit. Beautiful trimmings on the 12-foot Christmas tree, the opulent dining room set for a feast, evergreen decorations, and lavish gifts welcome the season in grand Victorian style. In the Belowstairs area, preparations are underway to make the Dooley’s first Christmas in their new home special for their family and friends. Guided…

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January 2019

Gossip and; Grandeur in the Gilded Age

January 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Maymont, Mansion, 1700 Hampton Street
Richmond,VA23220
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$

Step into the Dooleys’ world of wealth and social influence where a large domestic staff maintained their lifestyle and guests were awed by lavish receptions in the castle-like home. Elegantly costumed ladies, gentlemen and members of the household staff reveal the social rituals, the upstairs/downstairs intrigue and dramatic tittle-tattle of the day as they transport you to another era. Living history tours available every half-hour; last tour begins at 4:30pm.

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Gossip and Grandeur in the Gilded Age

January 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Maymont, Mansion, 1700 Hampton Street
Richmond,VA23220
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$

Step into the Dooleys’ world of wealth and social influence where a large domestic staff maintained their lifestyle and guests were awed by lavish receptions in the castle-like home. Elegantly costumed ladies, gentlemen, and members of the household staff reveal the social rituals, the upstairs/downstairs intrigue, and dramatic tittle-tattle of the day as they transport you to another era. Living history tours available every half-hour; last tour begins at 4:30pm.

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February 2019

View from the Butler’s Pantry

February 2, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Maymont, Mansion, 1700 Hampton Street
Richmond,VA23220
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Free

Experience Richmond’s Gilded Age showplace from the perspective of those who knew it as a workplace. Like most southern households at the turn of the 20th century, nearly everyone employed by the Dooleys as butlers, maids, cooks and laundresses were African American. Discover the daily challenges of maintaining a millionaire's home and lifestyle during the years 1893 to 1925, as well as the challenges presented beyond the estate’s gates in the turbulent times of the Jim Crow South. See the…

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