Near Ivy in Albemarle County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Birthplace of Meriwether Lewis
Erected 1942 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number W-161.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
Location. 38° 3.435′ N, 78° 35.847′ W. Marker is near Ivy, Virginia, in Albemarle County. Marker is at the intersection of Ivy Road (U.S. 250) and Owensville Road (County Route 678) on Ivy Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ivy VA 22945, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jackson’s Valley Campaign (approx. 2.8 miles away); Union Occupation of Charlottesville (approx. 4.5 miles away but has been reported missing); Revolutionary Soldiers Graves (approx. 4.5 miles away); Albemarle Barracks Burial Site (approx. 4.6 miles away); Convention Army The Barracks (approx. 4.7 miles away); Charlottesville (approx. 4.8 miles away); Technical Sergeant Frank D. Peregory (approx. 5.1 miles away); Edgar Allan Poe (approx. 5.2 miles away).
Also see . . . A “Voyage of Discovery”: Walking in the Footsteps of Meriwether Lewis. Article by By John Mathis in Albemarle Family. (Submitted on July 21, 2007.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 7,599 times since then and 256 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 21, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. 3. submitted on September 5, 2009, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.