Shadwell Estate Historic Marker

Historical 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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