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Near Richmond in Goochland County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Tuckahoe

 
 
Tuckahoe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 18, 2009
1. Tuckahoe Marker
Inscription. Perhaps the oldest frame residence on James River west of Richmond, Tuckahoe was begun about 1715 by Thomas Randolph. The little schoolhouse still stands here where Thomas Jefferson began his childhood studies. Famous guests here have included William Byrd of Westover, Lord Cornwallis and George Washington. Virginia's Governor Thomas Mann Randolph was born here.
 
Erected 1951 by Virginia State Library. (Marker Number SA 24.)
 
Location. 37° 34.954′ N, 77° 39.207′ W. Marker is near Richmond, Virginia, in Goochland County. Marker is on River Road (Virginia Route 650) 0.2 miles west of Blair Road (Route 649), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12601 River Road, Henrico VA 23238, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dahlgren's Cavalry Raid (approx. one mile away); Terre Haute Farm African American Cemetery (approx. 2.8 miles away); Bellona Foundry (approx. 2.9 miles away); Huguenot Springs Confederate Cemetery (approx. 2.9 miles away); William Webber
River Road (facing west) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 18, 2009
2. River Road (facing west)
(approx. 3 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 3 miles away); Huguenot Springs (approx. 3.2 miles away); Huguenot Settlement (approx. 3.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Historic Tuckahoe Plantation. (Submitted on December 19, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Tuckahoe Plantation House (PDF file). National Register of Historic Places (Submitted on December 19, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable BuildingsNotable Places
 
Entrance to Tuckahoe Plantation image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 18, 2009
3. Entrance to Tuckahoe Plantation
Tuckahoe Plantation House, circa 1715 image. Click for full size.
National Register of Historic Places
4. Tuckahoe Plantation House, circa 1715
Boyhood home of Thomas Jefferson
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 19, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,023 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 19, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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