Shadwell Estate Historic Marker

Historical Sites, Presidential Homes & SitesCharlottesville, VA

Peter Jefferson acquired the land in 1735, and built the house about 1737. Thomas Jefferson was born here, April 13, 1743. He lived here, 1743-1745, and 1752-1770. The house burned in 1770, and Jefferson then moved to Monticello.

Shadwell Estate Historic Marker

Route 250 East
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Adams County, PA
804-367-2323

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Charlottesville, VA — Charlottesville is located in the center of the Commonwealth of Virginia along the Rivanna River, a tributary of the James River. It was formed by charter in 1762 along a trade route called Three…

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