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Joseph Bryan Park is a 262-acre public space in Richmond that was established as a memorial to Joseph Bryan (1845-1908), the founder and publisher of the Richmond Times-Dispatch newspaper. It was given to the city in 1910 by his widow Belle Steward Bryan and their children. A monumental stone arch was added in the memory of Belle in 1912 by the City Council at a cost of $5000. The park entrance was relocated and the present gate was erected by the Turnpike Authority in the late 1950's using stone and wrought-iron fencing and bronze commemoration plaques from the original arch.

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  • Title: Joseph Bryan
  • Creator: Wilhelm Heinrich Funk
  • Date Created: 1905
  • Location: Richmond, VA USA
  • Location Created: Richmond, VA USA
  • Subject Keywords: Monumental

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