Historical Highway Markers - Virginia Department of Historic Resources
- Richmond Road (U.S. 250) east of Exit 124 (Interstate 64)
- Richmond, VA 23221
- Phone: (804) 367-2323
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Fax: (804) 367-2391
- Website: Click to Visit Historical Highway Markers - Virginia Department of Historic Resources
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.
SHADWELL, BIRTHPLACE OF THOMAS JEFFERSON
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.