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

Thomas Jefferson

Citizen-Statesman-Patriot

 
 
Thomas Jefferson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 25, 1997
1. Thomas Jefferson Marker
Inscription.  
The greatest advocate of human liberty
Opposing special privileges
He loved and trusted The People

To commemorate his
Purchase of Louisiana

Erected by
The Jefferson Club
of St. Louis MO
on their pilgrimage Oct 12, 1901
to express their
devotion to his principles

 
Erected by Jefferson Club of St Louis MO.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil RightsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #03 Thomas Jefferson series list.
 
Location. 38° 0.328′ N, 78° 27.173′ W. Marker is in Charlottesville, Virginia, in Albemarle County. Marker can be reached from Monticello Loop 0.3 miles east of Thomas Jefferson Parkway, on the right when traveling east. The marker is located on the grounds of Thomas Jefferson-Monticello near the picnic area at the visitor center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville VA 22902, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least
Entrance sign to Monticello home of Thomas Jefferson image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 25, 1997
2. Entrance sign to Monticello home of Thomas Jefferson
8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nursery (approx. ¼ mile away); Charcoal (approx. ¼ mile away); Wood Trades (approx. ¼ mile away); Nail-Making (approx. ¼ mile away); The Monticello Graveyard (approx. ¼ mile away); Discovering Mulberry Row (approx. ¼ mile away); The Levy Legacy (approx. ¼ mile away); Smokehouse/Dairy (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlottesville.
 
Thomas Jefferson Home-Monticello image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 25, 1997
3. Thomas Jefferson Home-Monticello
Thomas Jefferson Home-Monticello (side under renovation) image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 25, 1997
4. Thomas Jefferson Home-Monticello (side under renovation)
Thomas Jefferson Home-Monticello-view from the balcony image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, February 6, 2007
5. Thomas Jefferson Home-Monticello-view from the balcony
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 369 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 21, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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