“The Struggle for Survival” Richmond 1863 Running Tour
Sun., Oct. 6, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 2013
Combine history and fitness on this Civil War running tour of downtown Richmond. The year 1863 was a year of epidemics, accidents, inflation, riots and death. Richmonders, striving to make ends meet, mourned the loss of a hero and wondered whether their sacrifices had all been in vain. Step back in time on this two-hour, 2.4-mile tour and discover a city immersed in a desperate battle for survival. The tour begins at the Museum of the Confederacy. Advance reservations required.