Bounded by the James River to the south and the Rivanna River to the north, this nationally significant district encompasses 83,627 acres. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007, it includes buildings influenced by Jefferson’s Classical Revival ideals. The beauty of the Piedmont landscape is revealed in the panoramic vistas, farmlands, and vineyards. The district reflects the architectural and cultural influences of former residents Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe. The landscape remains predominantly agricultural with large farm complexes, historic villages, and an early transportation network of roads and waterways.
Year On Marker: 2009
Original Sponsor: Jennifer Hallock
Geographic Location: Albemarle County
Physical Description of Location: Charlottesville, VA 22902. Located on Scottsville Road, less than 1/5 of a mile south of the intersection of Scottsville Road and Co Road 627. Marker is on the left when traveling south on Scottsville Road.
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