Historic boats floating toward Richmond as part of Batteau Festival

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — This week you can catch a glimpse of some historic boats headed to Richmond along the James River.

They are participating in the James River Batteau Festival.

The historic cargo vessels are floating from Lynchburg. Sunday, the group will be in the Bent Creek Area.

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