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

Barrier

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, August 1, 2012
1. Barrier Marker
Inscription. In 1814 a ditch 500 yards long was dug to keep grazing animals off the west lawn.
The rails that were laid across the banks reminded a visitor in 1823 of "a common post and rail fence, blown down across a ditch."
 
Location. 38° 0.64′ N, 78° 27.18′ W. Marker is in Charlottesville, Virginia, in Albemarle County. Marker can be reached from Thomas Jefferson Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of Monticello—entrance fee is required. Marker is in this post office area: Charlottesville VA 22902, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. North Terrace Wing (within shouting distance of this marker); Ice House (within shouting distance of this marker); Mulberry Row (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Smokehouse/Dairy (about 400 feet away); The Levy Legacy (about 500 feet away); Discovering Mulberry Row (about 500 feet away); Textiles (about 500 feet away); Nail-Making (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlottesville.
 
Categories. AnimalsPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & Settlers
 
Barrier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, August 1, 2012
2. Barrier Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 27, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 268 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 27, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
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