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Near Charlottesville in Albemarle County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Historic Michie Tavern

A Virginia Historic Landmark

 

Award Recipient for Architectural Preservation

 
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 9, 2021
1. Historic Michie Tavern Marker
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Historic Michie Tavern, established in 1784 by Scotsman William Michie, served as a social center of its community and accommodated travelers with food, drink and lodging.

Highlights of the Tavern Tour
◇ Michie Tavern Museum ca. 1784
◇ Sowell House ca. 1822
◇ Tobacco Barn ca. 1797 ◇ Meadow Run Grist Mill ca. 1797
■ The Ordinary - Dining
■ General Store - Specialty Gifts

 
Erected by Michie Tavern.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1784.
 
Location. 38° 0.535′ N, 78° 27.814′ W. Marker is near Charlottesville, Virginia, in Albemarle County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Thomas Jefferson Parkway (Virginia Route 53) and Jefferson Lake Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 683 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville VA 22902, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 9, 2021
2. Historic Michie Tavern Marker
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marker. Piney River Cabin ca. 1790 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sowell House ca. 1822 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Open Porch (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Sowell House Floor Plan (about 300 feet away); Michie Tavern (about 400 feet away); Tobacco Barn ca. 1790 (about 400 feet away); Meadow Run Grist Mill ca. 1797 (about 600 feet away); The Monticello Graveyard (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlottesville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 11, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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