Drewy's Bluff battlefield (Richmond NPS)

Drewry's Bluff

View of James River from Drewry's Bluff

7600 Fort Darling Road, Richmond VA 23237
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Great views of the James River shared by Confederates in May 1862 when they thwarted an advance by Union gunboats (including the famous USS Monitor). Walking tour through the fort and site of the Confederate Naval Academy. Site is part of the Richmond National Battlefield Park.

Open daylight hours. Free.

nps.gov/rich