Reunion 2016

October 14-16

Richmond, Virginia


Plans are set for the 2016 reunion of the Nims Family Association hosted by David and Jane Nims. There is much to do in Richmond so you may wish to arrive early or extend your visit to sample the history, culture and cuisine of this cool, southern city. We hope you will come!

Visit https://www.visitrichmondva.com to learn more about Richmond and to plan your visit.

Following is a summary of event venues and a list of recommended lodging. The printable reunion registration form should be mailed along with your check payable to Nims Family Association to:

Jane Nims
1103 Peachtree Blvd.
Richmond, VA 23226-1137.

2016 Reunion Registration Form

2016 Reunion Registration Form

Event Venues
October 14The Valentine Richmond History Museum1015 East Clay StreetSocial & Dinner - 6:30 pm
Free valet parking behind the museum - enter from 10th Street

October 15Virginia Museum of Fine Arts200 North BoulevardAnnual Meeting – 10:30 am
$5 daily parking in deck – enter from Boulevard or Sheppard Street; free street parking if available

The Hard Shell Restaurant1411 East Cary StreetSocial & Dinner – 6:00 pm
Free parking in deck across the street – ticket must be validated by the restaurant

October 16Trolley Tour
2-hour guided Richmond landmarks tour aboard a trackless trolley. If 20-24 people sign up, we will reserve a private trolley; otherwise, public tours are available and individual reservations will need to be made.

The Valentine Museum - www.thevalentine.org

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts- www.vmfa.museum   

The Hard Shell Restaurant (Private dining room)

Richmond Trolley Tour

Downtown Richmond Lodging
Historic/Boutique HotelsAddressPhoneWebsiteDistance to VA Museum
The Jefferson Hotel101 West Franklin Street888-919-1895www.jeffersonhotel.com2.4 miles
Linden Row Inn100 East Franklin Street804-783-7000www.lindenrowinn.com2.5 miles
Berkeley Hotel1200 East Cary Street804-780-1300www.berkeleyhotel.com3.3 miles
Quirk Hotel201 East Broad Street804-340-6040www.destinationhotels.com/quirk-hotel2.4 miles
Chain HotelsAddressPhoneWebsiteDistance to VA Museum
Richmond Mariott500 East Broad Street804-643-3400www.mariott.com/hotels/travel/ricdt-richmond-marriott2.7 miles
Hilton Richmond Downtown501 East Broad Street804-344-4300www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/virginia/hilton-richmond-downtown-RICRDHH/2.8 miles
Omni Richmond Hotel100 South 12th Street804-344-7000www.omnihotels.com/hotels/richmond3.1 miles
Crowne Plaza Richmond Downtown555 East Canal Street804-788-0900www.crowneplaza.com/hotels/us/en/richmond/riccs/hoteldetail2.7 miles
Courtyard Richmond Downton1320 East Cary Street804-754-0007www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/ricrl-courtyard-richmond-downtown/3.2 miles
Hampton Inn & Suites Richmond Downton700 East Main Street804-643-5400http://hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/virginia/hampton-inn-and-suites-richmond-downtown-RICEMHX/2.6 miles
Holiday Inn Express Richmond - Downtown201 East Cary Street804-788-1600www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/richmond/ricec/hoteldetail2.6 miles
Suite HotelsAddressPhoneWebsiteDistance to VA Museum
Homewood Suites by Hilton - Richmond Downtown700 East Main Street Suite B804-543-2900homewoodsuites3.hilton.com/en/hotels/virginia/homewood-suites-by-hilton-richmond-downtown-RICDOHW/2.6 miles
Residence Inn Richmond Downtown14 South 14th Street804-225-5550www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/ricrt-residence-inn-richmond-downtown/3.1 miles

Become Involved in the Association

With the launch of the ‘Finding Godfrey’ project with Ancestry Progenealogists, this is a particularly exciting time for the Nims Family Association; would you like to become involved? We need to fill the following positions:

  • Vice President    (vacant since 2014)
  • Newsletter Editor (current editor has done this for many years and has earned a break)

Board members whose terms are expiring in 2016 have graciously agreed to serve another term.

Please contact david.a.nims@gmail.com with questions about the reunion or serving on the Association Board.