Three miles to the southeast. Thomas Jefferson began the house in 1770 and finished it in 1802. He brought his bride to it in 1772. Lafayette visited it in 1825. Jefferson spent his last years there and died there, July 4, 1826. His tomb is there. The place was raided by British cavalry, June 4, 1781
Geographic Location: Charlottesville
Physical Description of Location: Charlottesville, VA 22902. Located on Park Street, 0.75 miles south of the intersection of Park Street and Hwy 250. Marker is on the right when traveling south on Park Street.
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