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Man in WWII era garb stands at attention inside the Craneway Pavillion.

Home Front Festival 2012

on October 15, 2012

Richmond is a city that celebrates its history. On Saturday, the sixth annual Home Front Festival in the Craneway Pavilion at Ford Point, paid homage to the importance of World War II in the shaping and growth of the city. Hundreds came and went throughout the sunny day, enjoying the interactive history booths, live music, and displays.


  1. Triton on October 24, 2012 at 5:24 pm

    Correction for photo 8.

    The Ford Point factory building was used to prepare tanks, jeeps, and trucks for shipment. It was not a shipbuilding facility.

    The Red Oak Victory was built at Shipyard 2, in the area where Barbara and Jay Vincent Park is now located.

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