Near Charlottesville in Albemarle County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Skirmish at Rio Hill
Erected 1989 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number W-197.)
Location. 38° 5.226′ N, 78° 28.343′ W. Marker is near Charlottesville, Virginia, in Albemarle County. Marker can be reached from Woodbrook Drive west of Seminole Trail (U.S. 29). It is in Rio Hill Center, on the roadway that parallels Route 29 on the western edge of the shopping center between Woodbrook Drive and Myers Drive. If you are heading south on Route 29, go past Woodbrook and turn on Myers drive. Then take the first right into the shopping center. Continue straight ahead and it will be on left. If you are traveling Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlottesville VA 22901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rio Hill 1864 Skirmish (within shouting distance of this marker); Rio Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Monacan Indian Village (approx. 1.3 miles away); Rio Mills (approx. 1.3 miles away); Albemarle Barracks Burial Site (approx. 2.8 miles away); Convention Army The Barracks (approx. 3 miles away); Proffit Historic District (approx. 3 miles away); The Dogwood Vietnam Memorial (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlottesville.
Regarding Skirmish at Rio Hill. The word “Rio” is pronounced “Ryo” locally.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
More. Search the internet for Skirmish at Rio Hill.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 14, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,977 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 14, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.