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.
Geographic Location: Goochland County
Physical Description of Location: Located on River Road, 1.25 miles east of the intersection of River Road and Route 288. Marker is on the right when traveling east on River Road.
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