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North Virginia Beach in Virginia Beach, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Thomas Jefferson

1743 - 1826

 

— Albemarle County —

 
Thomas Jefferson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 30, 2021
1. Thomas Jefferson Marker
Inscription.  Jefferson served two terms as third President of the U.S. He was the author of the Declaration of American Independence, of the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom, and the father of the University of Virginia. He was a planter, statesman, an inventor and an architect.
 
Erected 1999 by City of Virginia Beach.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureCivil RightsEducationGovernment & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #03 Thomas Jefferson, and the Virginia Legends Walk series lists.
 
Location. 36° 50.489′ N, 75° 58.42′ W. Marker is in North Virginia Beach in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Atlantic Avenue just south of 14th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1304 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach VA 23451, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Patsy Cline (here, next to this marker); John Marshall (here, next to this marker); Ella Fitzgerald
Virginia Legends Walk image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 20, 2010
2. Virginia Legends Walk
(here, next to this marker); Walter Reed (here, next to this marker); Patrick Henry (here, next to this marker); Claude V. Ricketts (a few steps from this marker); James Madison (a few steps from this marker); Secretariat (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Virginia Beach.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 31, 2021, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Last updated on January 31, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1. submitted on January 31, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   2. submitted on July 29, 2010, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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