Historic Resources Committee Bus Posters

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Fry's Spring Service Station:
        Fill 'Er Up! Fry's Spring Service Station operated between 1931 and 2009. The building is
        Colonial/Spanish 
Revival with Jeffersonian details.


Amtrak - Bus

Charlottesville's Union Station:
        All Aboard! Charlottesville's Union Station has welcomed visitors since 1885 - including
        President Teddy Roosevelt in 1902.


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Inge's Grocery Store:
        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.


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The Old Jail:
        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.


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The Dolly Madison Inn:
        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!


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Lee Park:
        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.


Sacajawea Bus

Sacajawea, Lewis, and Clark Statue:
        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.


Swan Bus

Swan Tavern:
        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.