Learn more about James River Steam Brewery at Rocketts Landing

While the brewery was demolished in the late 1800’s, its cellars, visible from the Virginia Capital Trail, are still in tact. (Mike Platania)

RICHMOND, Va. — The latest recognition of Richmond’s beer scene is putting the spotlight on a brewery dating back 150 years, highlighting a history that present-day enthusiasts expect to boost area beer tourism.

A new historical marker commemorating the former James River Steam Brewery was unveiled last weekend along East Main Street at Rocketts Landing.

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