Last Updated: 2016-06-30
Last Updated: 2015-12-01
620 West Main Street, Richmond VA (23220) [West]
Established in 1851, Monroe Park is Richmond's oldest park. It is adjacent to the Monroe Park Campus of Virginia
Commonwealth University, offers free Wi-Fi and is heavily used by the university's students. The park's long history
includes use as the site of agricultural exhibitions and as a training and camp ground for Confederate troops. It is also
the site of several historic statues, the Checkers House, and an historic marker. The park has hosted many rallies and
A master plan for the park was developed under the direction of the Monroe Park Advisory Council, appointed by
Richmond City Council, while the Friends of Monroe Park group offered many park activities. The park is currently under
lease to the Monroe Park Conservancy group, who is responsible for its planning, renovations, and redevelopment until
The park is open from sunrise to sunset.
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