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Private Civil War History Half-Day Tour
"The tour begins when you are picked up from your departure point by a private air-conditioned vehicle. Your tour guide is award-winning historian Rick Britton and he will give you all the facts of the historical sites that you will see. The highlights in where infamous slave auctions took place. Continue on to see The University of Virginia what once was the headquarter of the Confederate General Hospital. Then on to Rio Hill the site of Albermarle County's only clash of arms.ABOUT YOUR GUIDEA historian of the Old Dominion Rick Britton specializes in 18th and 19th-century Virginia history. His areas of expertise include the American Civil War the life and times of Thomas Jefferson and the history of the central Piedmont. With over 200 published articles and essays under his belt
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Private Winery Tours in Charlottesville
"Choose the perfect vehicle to accommodate your group and then be picked up at your hotel. Find a seat and with complimentary bottled water and a cooler and ice for your wine relax as you are driven through Charlottesville.Arrive at your first winery Jefferson Vineyard. Sample the modern viticulture created by this vineyard located between two presidential homes. Next visit Blenheim Vineyards where you have a selection of wines made from the piedmont landscape. After Blenheim Vineyards
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Private Winery Tours in Charlottesville
"Choose the perfect vehicle to accommodate your group and then be picked up at your hotel. Find a seat and with complimentary bottled water and a cooler and ice for your wine relax as you are driven through Charlottesville.Arrive at your first winery Jefferson Vineyard. Sample the modern viticulture created by this vineyard located between two presidential homes. Next visit Blenheim Vineyards where you have a selection of wines made from the piedmont landscape. After Blenheim Vineyards
From $325.00

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Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center Theater

In the theater is a film about Thomas Jefferson and the visions he had for America's future. How he played in such a crucial role in the revolutionary struggle for our independence, his career and all...
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Charlottesville City Hall

The old city hall was once the Levy Opera House in 1852 and in 1981 it was remodeled and converted into the Old City Hall. Grigg, Wood, and Brown who designed the present City Hall in 1967 and sadley...
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Kitchen~South Pavilion Cellar

The kitchen was among the best equipped in Virginia. While serving as U.S. Minister to France, Jefferson purchased a large number of cooking utensils for his residence in Paris. In the early 1790s, as...
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Jefferson's Grave

Thomas Jefferson is buried at Monticello with other members of his family in a graveyard chosen by him in 1773. Laid out upon the death of his closest friend and brother-in-law, Dabney Carr, this plot...
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Robert H. and Clarice Smith Gallery

This gallery has four wonderful galleries:Stacy Smith Liss Gallery (The Words of Thomas Jefferson) is a spiral located on the floor and I found that fun and interesting to look at.Michelle Smith...
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Levy Gravesite~ Stone Dwelling

In 1809 Jefferson had a stone house, intended as quarters for enslaved workers, built at this location on Mulberry Row, generally where the washhouse once stood.This is the grave of Rachel Phillips...
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Slave Cabin

One of three, one­room log cabins (Buildings r, s, and t) built roughly on top of the old Negro Quarter in the mid­1790s along the eastern extension of Monticello's Mulberry Row. On a 1796 insurance...
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Joinery

Although the chimney is all that remains, this was once a vital part of the plantation. A joiner was a woodworker who made doors, windows, and decorative finishwork, such as cornices and mantels,...
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Visitor Center Information Downtown

What a huge visitor center. The wonderful lady was very helpful is sharing information about all the downtown acitivity. If your not sure about an area, make sure to check places like these out.Hours...
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Side trip to Shenandoah National Park

When in Charlottesville, be sure to make the 30-minute side trip to Skyline Drive at Shenandoah National Park. The cost is $10 per car for one week of unlimited entry and exit. The feature of the park...
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South Pavilion~Cellar

The South Paviion at the end of the terrace was the first building erected on the mountaintop. Jefferson lived there from November 1770, while the first Monticello was under construction. He and his...
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Wine Cellar

Wines from all over Europe and elsewhere were served at Monticello. The use of this cellar for storing wine is evident from the pair of bottle­sized dumbwaiters that rise through the cellar's ceiling...
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Three Notch'd Road

The marker reads: Three Notch'd Road Q-21 Also called Three Chopt Road, this colonial route ran from Richmond to the Shenandoah Valley. It likely took its name from three notches cut into trees to...
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Stables~ North Pavilion Cellar

The stables is part of the North Dependency wing, which was completed in 1809, contains the North Privy, the Ice House, and an area for parking carriages. It connects the main house to the North...
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