Near Charlottesville in Albemarle County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1990 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number G-26.)
Location. 38° 6.183′ N, 78° 27.612′ W. Marker is near Charlottesville, Virginia, in Albemarle County. Marker is at the intersection of Seminole Trail (U.S. 29) and Rio Mills Road, on the right when traveling south on Seminole Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlottesville VA 22911, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Monacan Indian Village ( here, next to this marker); Skirmish at Rio Hill ( approx. 1.3 miles away); Rio Hill 1864 Skirmish ( approx. 1.3 miles away); Rio Hill Proffit Historic District ( approx. 2 miles away); Albemarle Barracks Burial Site ( approx. 3.6 miles away); Convention Army The Barracks ( approx. 3.6 miles away); First Buck Mountain Church ( approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlottesville.
Regarding Rio Mills. The word “Rio” in “Rio Mill” and “Rio Hill” is pronounced “Ryo” locally.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 10, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,576 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 10, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.