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If you live in Richmond, you probably think it’s impossible to go for a walk without running into a historic site.
The Native Americans drove settlers away the first few times settlements were formed, but the Europeans didn’t successfully stick around until Fort Charles was built on the James River.
Patrick Henry gave his “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death” speech in Richmond, and after the Revolution the city grew as an industrial power thanks to the Kanawha Canal, which was designed by George Washington.
It seems like there are monuments and former battlefields around every corner.
The history of Richmond goes back to the Powhatan tribe, which lived in the area up until the English settlers arrived.