July 4, 1918

Richmond has always loved parades, and never more so than during the Great War.  One hundred years ago, the city put on possibly its largest in history. This parade had eight divisions which formed up on the side streets between

War Gardens

Many people are at least familiar with the Victory Gardens of World War II, but a generation earlier, the federal government, in a nearly identical program, urged citizens to plant gardens and raise as much food as possible. Richmond’s effort