Shockoe Bottom

Shockoe Bottom is an area in , just east of downtown, along the James River. Located between Shockoe Hill and , Shockoe Bottom contains much of the land included in Colonel William Mayo's 1737 plan of Richmond, making it one of the city's oldest neighborhoods.

Landmarks in the Area

Museum
The Virginia Holocaust Museum is a public history museum, located in , . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Museum
The Edgar Allan Poe Museum, or the Poe Museum, is a museum located in the neighborhood of , , , dedicated to American writer Edgar Allan Poe. Photo: Albrecht Conz, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Building
Masons' Hall, located in the neighborhood of was built during 1785 to 1787 by Richmond Lodge No. Photo: Taber Andrew Bain, CC BY 2.0.

Building
The WRVA Building is an 18,000-square-foot building located at 200 N. Photo: Morgan Riley, CC BY 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
Union Hill is a historic district of , . Photo: Morgan Riley, CC BY 3.0.

Suburb
Shockoe Slip is a district in the downtown area of . Photo: Morgan Riley, CC BY 3.0.

Suburb
Church Hill, also known as the St. John's Church Historic District, is an Old and Historic District in .

Suburb
Originally a trolley car suburb in the years just before the dawn of the 20th century, the Fairmount neighborhood in , , , is located just north of . is situated 1 mile northeast of Shockoe Bottom. Photo: Jmurden, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Shockoe Bottom

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