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Check Out Our Feature in Wedding Wire!

Our very own Paula Ramirez was quoted in Wedding Wire and trust us, it is a fascinating read! The article is titled “What Hand Does the Engagement Ring Go On? A Guide to Ring Hand History” and provides explanations about the origins of wearing an engagement and wedding band and why people choose to wear […]

Partying is for All Ages!

At Historic Mankin Mansion we do our very best to ensure that all of our guests feel comfortable and welcome during their time here. And we know adults aren’t the only ones who want to enjoy the celebration! Our venue is very kid-friendly, with different activities for all ages and safe places to explore around […]

Our Favorite Feature!

We have some exciting news here at the Mansion!  Richmond Weddings Magazine featured Historic Mankin Mansion as their cover feature in their latest fall/winter 2020 issue! The cover page shows one of our gorgeous Mansion Brides, Rachel Bascombe, looking picture perfect next to our outdoor, brick pergola in a stylish white jumpsuit. The feature opens […]

Summer Recap at Historic Mankin Mansion!

This year has surely been something! We wanted to take a moment to share our appreciation for everything that has happened with us this year.  Hosting weddings We’ve been open! We are so, so thankful to be able to host weddings this year. Of course, this included changes in policy, taking every step possible to […]

It’s Time to Upgrade!

When thinking of your wedding day, how do you see it unfolding? Most people picture themselves walking down the aisle and then celebrating the evening away, but the wedding experience can begin hours before your ceremony even starts! Here at Historic Mankin Mankin Mansion we want your special day to last as long as possible, […]

The Importance of Personalized Details

Each year we are introduced to different personalities, backgrounds, stories, and inside jokes that build a unique relationship. Everyone has their own special connection with their sweetheart, and it’s always our favorite story to hear.  They also become our favorite thing to bring to life. During their wedding, these stories are often incorporated into some […]

Rain or Shine, it’s Wedding Time!

We’d like to start off with talking about how thankful we are to have been able to host weddings safely here at Historic Mankin Mansion this summer. Each wedding has been beautiful in its own amazing way, and we are so excited to share the photos with everyone!  When you think about summer weddings, you’re […]

Spend New Year’s Eve with Us!

What do you think would be the best way to celebrate the end of 2020? Celebrating the start of something beautiful and new at the same time? Here at Historic Mankin Mansion, something that we hold very near and dear to our hearts are New Year’s Eve weddings. There is something so, so special about […]

Open for Business!

Attention all couples in LOVE! Historic Mankin Mansion has officially opened for the 2020 wedding season and touring for 2021 soirées too! It is truly going to be a beautiful summer here, and we cannot wait to share it with everyone! If you haven’t been to our property in a while and you’d like a […]

Featured in Richmond Weddings Magazine!

Our very own Paula Ramirez has some wonderful advice for you; and so important that it was featured in Richmond Weddings Magazine! If you’re seeking advice on what to do when looking for a venue for your wedding, look no further. Check it out here! And if you happen to like our venue, click here […]

Spring Has Sprung at Historic Mankin Mansion

They don’t say April showers bring May flowers for no reason.  While this spring has been unpredictable, as the whole world has been navigating new territories individually and as a whole, it has become more and more important to appreciate the positive things in life each and every day. One of the many things that […]

RW: Jennifer and Steven

Pantone recently announced that Classic Blue is their Color of The Year for 2020, and we can’t help but think back to Jennifer and Steven’s wedding on October 19, 2018. Their wedding was nothing short of classic! They incorporated blue into everything, from Jennifer’s getting ready robe and her wedding shoes, to Steven’s suit and […]