Near Charlottesville in Albemarle County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
April 13, 1743
Lover of Liberty
Marker series. This marker is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
Location. 38° 0.735′ N, 78° 25.005′ W. Marker is near Charlottesville, Virginia, in Albemarle County. Marker can be reached from Richmond Road (U.S. 250) 0.9 miles east of Exit 124 (Interstate 64). Touch for map. The marker, on the site of Shadwell Plantation, is located on land owned by the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc., which maintains Monticello. The site is open on a limited basis for Foundation events. Marker is in this post office area: Charlottesville VA 22911, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shadwell, Birthplace of Thomas Jefferson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Edgehill (approx. one mile away); Horses & Mules (approx. 1.9 miles away); Slave Housing (approx. 1.9 miles away); Mulberry Row (approx. 1.9 miles away); Textiles (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Mulberry Row (approx. 1.9 miles away); Ice House (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlottesville.
Regarding Thomas Jefferson.
Also see . . .
1. Thomas Jefferson, A Brief Biography: Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. Thomas Jefferson -- author of the Declaration of Independence and the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom, third president of the United States, and founder of the University of Virginia -- voiced the aspirations of a new America as no other individual of his era. (Submitted on September 14, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Shadwell:Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. Shadwell was the birthplace of Thomas Jefferson, and the main plantation of his father, Peter Jefferson. (Submitted on September 14, 2013, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
3. Thomas Jefferson at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on September 18, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
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