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Historic Sites

Monticello
Spend a day on the beautiful grounds of Monticello and get an intimate look at Thomas Jefferson.  Monticello is open daily, year-round and offers house tours which run several times an hour throughout the day.  Enjoy an introductory film, exhibitions, and special events as well.  Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson, is owned and operated by the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, a private, nonprofit corporation with a dual mission of preservation and education. ...
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931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902

Phone: 434-984-9800

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Ash Lawn-Highland
The Home of President James Monroe. We welcome schools, tourists or anyone looking to book a special event and connect with the rich past of our country. Ash Lawn-Highland is an historic house museum open year-round. Our primary mission is to share a message about James Monroe and his contributions to U.S. history. Guided house tours are offered throughout the day. We invite the public to visit our working farm where we interpret a historic way of life in demonstrations of crafts and open-hearth cooking. The site has several facilities available to rent for weddings, reunions and other events....
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Address:

2050 James Monroe Pkwy
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902

Phone: 434-293-8000

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Michie Tavern
Michie Tavern, located ½ mile below Jefferson’s Monticello, accommodated travelers with food, drink and lodging more than 200 years ago. Today, visitors experience the Tavern’s past through an historical journey which recreates 18th-century tavern life. Servers in period attire offer bountiful Colonial Midday Fare. The rustic restaurant setting renders a lunch dining experience rich in southern culture and hospitality for families to enjoy. Get a taste of the 18th-century as we feature a buffet of southern fried chicken, marinated baked chicken, hickory-smoked pork barbecue, stewed tomatoes, b...
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Address:

683 Thomas Jefferson Parkway
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902

Phone: 434-977-1234

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Montpelier
Montpelier is the home of James Madison, Father of the Constitution, architect of the Bill of Rights and president of the United States. Visit Montpelier to experience the "Presidential Detective Story," the worldwide search for the furnishings, décor and plantation landscape that once graced the Madisons' beloved home. Your Montpelier tour will show you how curators and archaeologists uncover and connect evidence to reveal James and Dolley Madison's personalities and style. See the latest finds including the red, flocked Drawing Room wallpaper and a chess set like the one James Madison and Th...
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11395 Constitution Hwy
Orange, Virginia 22960

Phone: 540-672-2728

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Vietnam War Foundation
The Vietnam War Foundation (VWF) is a non-profit, public educational foundation filed under 501(c)(3) of the IRS. The Foundation is dedicated to presenting the Vietnam Era story to schools and the general public through narration and static displays of actual equipment used by the men and women who served in VN during the 10 years of conflict. This mission is accomplished through the acquisition, restoration and maintenance of historic vehicles (trucks, aircraft, jeeps, APCs, etc.), VN era memorabilia, “VC” artifacts, weapons, and civilian and “peace” symbols of the Vietnam Era. The VWF provid...
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6265 Spring Hill Rd
Ruckersville, Virginia 22968

Phone: 434-985-8408

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Greene County Historical Society & Museum

Come with us and take a journey back in time to learn about our County's rich and proud heritage. Browsing these pages you will discover how the County’s Old Jail, located next to the 1838 Jefferson-inspired Courthouse, has been turned into a Museum. Our Gallery and Sales areas are open for your shopping and viewing pleasure along with Society and County events. The Links will provide you transport to other sites of interest. Visit often as we are always adding new content. This Society was formed to bring together people interested in history, and especially in the history of Greene County...
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360 Main Street
Stanardsville, Virginia 22973

Phone: 434-985-1409

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