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

Paul Goodloe McIntire

1860–1952

 

— Justice Park —

 
Paul Goodloe McIntire Marker, Tablet 1 image. 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicParks & Recreational AreasWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1921.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlottesville VA 22902, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
Paul Goodloe McIntire Marker, Tablet 2 image. 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.
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markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Jonathan Jackson (within shouting distance of this marker); Meriwether Lewis (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Alexander Archer Vandegrift (within shouting distance of this marker); Monticello (within shouting distance of this marker); Albemarle County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Catholic Church of the Holy Comforter (about 300 feet away); Albemarle County Court House (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlottesville.
 
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 image. 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 image. 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 image. 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 image. 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 image. 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) image. 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 image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 15, 2008
9. Valor and Faith on the Base of the Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 7, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,659 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on June 7, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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