Jack Jouett

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Jack Jouett was the own of the owner of the Cuckoo Tavern in Louisa County who began a midnight ride on June 3, 1781 to warn members of the General Assembly about the advance of British Troops. [1] [2]

Jouett gives his name to the Jack Jouett Magisterial District and to Jack Jouett Middle School.


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John "Jack" Jouett, Jr. (December 7, 1754March 1, 1822) was a politician and a hero of the American Revolution, known as the "Paul Revere of the South" for his late-night ride to warn Thomas Jefferson, then the Governor of Virginia, and the Virginia legislature, temporarily located in Charlottesville, of coming British cavalry who had been sent to capture them.

Community History Series

The Community History Series, produced by the Jefferson Cable Corporation, ran into 1974. This episode features Bernard Chamberlain discussing the final year of the Revolutionary War and Jack Jouett's ride.


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References

  1. Web. Jack Jouett's Ride, Website, Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, retrieved June 3, 2021.
  2. https://etc.usf.edu/maps/pages/3900/3947/3947.htm