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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Carillon

 
Clickable Map of Richmond, Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Richmond Ind. City, VA (457) Chesterfield County, VA (212) Henrico County, VA (307)  Richmond(457) Richmond (457)  ChesterfieldCounty(212) Chesterfield County (212)  HenricoCounty(307) Henrico County (307)
Carillon and Vicinity
    Richmond (457)
    Chesterfield County (212)
    Henrico County (307)
 
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1Virginia (Richmond), Carillon — Breaking Stones with Feathers
The wall of granite ahead is the remnant of a small quarry. Granite from this site may have been used in the construction of the canal locks or canal arch in this park.
Quarrying was a major industry in Richmond during . . . — Map (db m133708) HM
2Virginia (Richmond), Carillon — Byrd Park Pump House
The large granite building is what remains of the second oldest water pumping station in Richmond. It was built in 1882 and provided drinking water for the City of Richmond for over forty years. Nine pumps on the first floor drew . . . — Map (db m133703) HM
3Virginia (Richmond), Carillon — Mule-Fueled Waterway
The granite basin at your feet is a canal lock, a way to link high bodies of water to low ones. There are two locks in this park. They were built around 1830 by black slaves, Irish immigrants and Italian stone masons and are part of the . . . — Map (db m133705) HM
4Virginia (Richmond), Carillon — Pumps and Parties
This sturdy granite Pump House looks like a church on the outside and a castle on the inside. It was designed by City Engineer and Civil War Veteran Colonel W. Cutshaw. The long vertical lines and sharply arched "lancet" windows show that . . . — Map (db m133706) HM
5Virginia (Richmond), Carillon — Richmond at the Falls
A maze of rocks, rapids, channels and islands stretches along the James River between the 14th Street Bridge (3 miles to your left) and the Edward Wiley Memorial Bridge (4 miles to your right).
It is called the Fall Line . . . — Map (db m133702) HM
6Virginia (Richmond), Carillon — Water Water Everywhere
From this point you can see the remains of three different canals. Two of these canals were for transportation. One was for drinking water. Look to your right: The flat, slow channel is the water supply for the Byrd Park Pump . . . — Map (db m133707) HM
 
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Dec. 4, 2020