Fill 'Er Up! Fry's Spring Service Station operated between 1931 and 2009. The building is
Colonial/Spanish Revival with Jeffersonian details.
All Aboard! Charlottesville's Union Station has welcomed visitors since 1885 - including
President Teddy Roosevelt in 1902.
Super Market. George P. Inge, a former slave, opened Inge's Grocery Store in 1891 and hosted
Booker T. Washington in the family home above the store.
Jailhouse Rock. Convicted of murder, Mayor of Charlottesville J. Samuel McCue was executed
here in 1905: the last legal hanging in Virginia. The jail operated from 1876-1974.
Get a Room... Or a new car, or gas or lunch. West Main Street was once home to 3 hotels, 6 automobile dealers, 12 service stations, 10 grocery stores, and 3 minature golf courses!
Gift Horse. Lee Park is just over one acre and was donated to the city in 1917 by Paul Goodloe McIntire. The statue of Robert E. Lee on his horse, Traveller, is exactly 1 2/3 life-size and was completed in 1924.
She's Shown. Shoshone guide, Sacajawea, was included in the statue of locals, Lewis and Clark. Given by Paul Goodloe McIntire, sculpted by Charles Keck in 1921.
Jack be Quick. Jack Jouett resided at his father's Swan Tavern. Jouett rode forty miles to warn Governor Thomas Jefferson and members of the General Assembly of the approach of the British. While his overnight ride allowed most to escape to Staunton, Daniel Boone and six other Assembly members were captured and detained for several days.