Richmond Upon Thames: a jewel in London’s crown

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William Byrd’s famous viewpoint

Richmonders may be curious about their namesake, the “other” Richmond. That one in the mother country. If you travel across the pond to visit Richmond upon Thames, a borough of London, you can stand in the very spot that made a lasting impression on William Byrd II, who was born in colonial Virginia, then spent his schooling years in England, and later founded Richmond, Virginia. Read more in River City Magazine

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