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Historical Highway Markers - Virginia Department of Historic Resources

Richmond Road (U.S. 250) east of Exit 124 (Interstate 64), Richmond, VA 23221

(804) 367-2323


One of many Virginia Highway Markers that commemorate people, events or other historic resources within the Commonwealth. Visible from the road 24 hours a day.


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.