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Charlottesville, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Paul Goodloe McIntire

1860–1952

 

—Jackson Park —

 
Paul Goodloe McIntire Marker, Tablet 1 Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, June 15, 2008
1. Paul Goodloe McIntire Marker, Tablet 1
This tablet is on the post to the left of the steps at the southern entrance to the park.
Inscription. Paul Goodloe McIntire (1860–1952) commissioned in 1921 the statue of General Thomas Jonathan (“Stonewall“) Jackson from Charles Keck. He gave the statue and this park to Charlottesville, the city of his birth, for the pleasure of all who pass by.

The regeneration of this park is dedicated in loving admiration to Mary Frazier Cash 1903–1971 by her friends and family. Her leadership in community affairs and good government, her infinite tolerance and her hopes for protection of our heritage remain indelibly inspiring.
 
Erected 1972 by The Civic League of Charlottesville and Albemarle County.
 
Location. 38° 1.899′ N, 78° 28.705′ W. Marker is in Charlottesville, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of East Jefferson Street and 4th Street NW, on the left when traveling east on East Jefferson Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlottesville VA 22902, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Jonathan Jackson Sculpture (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Alexander Archer Vandegrift (within shouting distance of this marker); Albemarle Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Monticello (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Courthouse Square (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Old Swan Tavern (about 400 feet away); Jack Jouett’s Ride (about 400 feet away); Stone Tavern and Central Hotel (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Charlottesville.
Paul Goodloe McIntire Marker, Tablet 2 Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, June 15, 2008
2. Paul Goodloe McIntire Marker, Tablet 2
This tablet is on the post to the right of the steps at the southern entrance to the park.

 
More about this marker. The statue is dated 1919 on the rear of its base and the park was deeded to the City of Charlottesville in 1921. The park and its statue was refurbished in 1972.
 
Paul Goodloe McIntire Marker Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, June 15, 2008
3. Paul Goodloe McIntire Marker
The tablets of this marker flank the steps at the southern entrance to the park. The base of the Jackson statue can be seen in the center of the photograph.
Thomas Jonathan Jackson Statue Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, June 15, 2008
4. Thomas Jonathan Jackson Statue
Bronze by Charles Keck (1875–1951) is 12½ feet front-to-back.
Thomas Jonathan Jackson Statue Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, June 15, 2008
5. Thomas Jonathan Jackson Statue
On the granite base are Valor (with the sword) and Faith.
Bronze of Stonewall Jackson by Charles Keck Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, June 15, 2008
6. Bronze of Stonewall Jackson by Charles Keck
Stonewall Jackson on his Horse, Old Sorrel Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, June 15, 2008
7. Stonewall Jackson on his Horse, Old Sorrel
The city of Charlottesville reports on its website that this statue is one of the three best equestrian statues in the world.
Thomas Jonathan Jackson (1824–1863) Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, June 15, 2008
8. Thomas Jonathan Jackson (1824–1863)
Valor and Faith on the Base of the Statue Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, June 15, 2008
9. Valor and Faith on the Base of the Statue
 

 
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