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The James River

The fall line of the James River cuts through the heart of our city, making Richmond the only city in the U.S. with Class V/Class IV rapids in an urban setting.Learn more

Monument Avenue

In 1890, Richmond unveiled a 12-ton, 21-foot-high statue of Robert E. Lee, the first Confederate on what became Monument Avenue.Learn more

Virginia State Capitol

Richmond is the capital of Virginia and administratively separate from the adjoining counties of Chesterfield and Henrico.Learn more

Discover Richmond

At the Bonner Center for Civic Engagement, we’re excited to connect you with your home. Richmond is a special place, and whether you choose to volunteer, get involved in civic life, or explore the region, the CCE is your first stop. Learn more about three Richmond destinations: the Virginia State Capitol, Monument Avenue, and the James River; dive into different Issue Areas; explore our list of community partners; or search for volunteer opportunities in SpidersEngage.