Charlottesville, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
C. B. Holt Rock House
Erected 2008 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number Q-28a.)
Location. 38° 2.367′ N, 78° 29.5′ W. Marker is in Charlottesville, Virginia. Marker is on Preston Avenue just south of 10th Street NW, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1010 Preston Avenue, Charlottesville VA 22903, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Buck v. Bell (approx. ¼ mile away); Triumph of “The Charlottesville Twelve” (approx. 0.3 miles away); Walter “Rock” Greene Albert “AP” Moore Gymnasium (approx. 0.3 miles away); Georgia O’Keeffe (approx. half a mile away); Roosevelt “Rosey” Brown, Jr. (approx. half a mile away); Barry and Bill Battle (approx. half a mile away); Charlottesville General Hospital (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Baptist Church, West Main Street (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlottesville.
Regarding C. B. Holt Rock House. The home now houses Hunton & Williams, the University of Virginia School of Law pro bono partnership.
Also see . . . Charles B. Holt, African American Heritage Path. Brochure published by the Legal Aid Justice Center. “The legacy of the Holt House endures beyond the lifetime of Charles B. Holt. Asalie Minor Preston (c. 1904-1982), a schoolteacher in Albemarle County’s “colored” schools, married Holt’s stepson and lived here after (Submitted on May 9, 2010.)
Categories. • African Americans • Education • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 9, 2010, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,237 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 9, 2010, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.