Richmond Slave Trail is a walking trail that chronicles the arrival of enslaved Africans to Richmond and the lucrative slave markets where the enslaved were sold. Visitors witness the auction houses, jails, and burial grounds within the city, and experience what it was like for the enslaved to walk to and from the city along the James River.  

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The trail begins at Manchester Docks and continues along the water toward the city before crossing the Mayo Bridge. On the other side of the bridge, the trail routes through various historic landmarks - sites of slave markets, the Reconciliation Statue, Lumpkin's Slave Jail, the Negro Burial Ground, and First African Baptist Church.