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  • 19:10, 2 March 2024Eugene Davis (hist | edit) ‎[3,871 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "'''Eugene Davis''' (March 26, 1822–May 19, 1894) Attended University of Virginia. Lawyer and farmer in Charlottesville. Confederate officer. Mayor of Town of Charlottesville in the immediate years before the War and military rule. In 1856, Mayor Drury Wood re-resigned and was replaced by Eugene Davis. A year later, Davis was succeeded by James A. Leitch. Born in Middlesex County, Virginia to John Anthony Gardner Davis (1802–1840) and Mary Jane Terrell Da...")
  • 20:12, 1 March 2024The Anatomical Theatre (hist | edit) ‎[938 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "'''The Anatomical Theatre''' was designed by Thomas Jefferson and erected on the grounds of the University of Virginia in 1825–1826. It was used for anatomy instruction and the storage of cadavers. Inspired by Renaissance architecture and the work of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, Jefferson designed a square, three-story building that housed a skylit, octagonal surgical theater on the top floor. The Anatomical Theatre opened for classes in 1827. The building f...")
  • 22:13, 29 February 2024Charlottesville Presbyterian Church (hist | edit) ‎[3,774 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with " ==1819== The South Plains Presbyterian Congregation, located on Route 20 North, was established in 1819. This widely scattered congregation represented at least three communities: Charlottesville, Keswick, and Proffit. The congregation met in these three communities, and the session met at the homes of Drury Wood, Captain Wood, Mrs. Campbell, Mr. John Kelly, and Mr. Bowcock. The original South Plains Church building was constructed during the 1820...")
  • 19:38, 27 February 2024Mary Carey (hist | edit) ‎[308 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "'''Mary Carey''' is a Charlottesville resident and community activist. {{bio-stub}} ==References== {{unreferenced}} <!-- remove this line if you have added proper citations --> {{reflist}} ==External Links== {{DEFAULTSORT:CARY, MARY}} <!-- please replace with person's last and first name for sorting -->")
  • 14:36, 27 February 2024Gospel Hill (hist | edit) ‎[1,752 bytes]Welder20 (talk | contribs) (Created page with "thumb|View of the Gospel Hill neighborhood as well as the University of Virginia Medical Center and Hospital from around [[1940. Reproduced from UVA Visual History Collection.]] '''Gospel Hill''' was a historic Black neighborhood in Charlottesville throughout the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It was systematically demolished by the University of Virginia throughout the 1970's and 1980's, as the in...") Tag: Visual edit
  • 08:56, 25 February 2024Michael Joy (hist | edit) ‎[1,185 bytes]Seantubbs (talk | contribs) (created)
  • 20:18, 17 February 2024Mapp Act (hist | edit) ‎[1,229 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "Under the '''Mapp Act''', Virginia began statewide prohibition in 1916, three years before the 18th Amendment instituted national Prohibition. On March 10, 1916, Virginia enacted statewide prohibition with an act of the General Assembly–commonly known as the “Mapp Act.” The purpose of which, briefly put, was to prohibit the manufacture, sale and importation of intoxicating liquors. The act forbade Virginians from producing or selling—''but not consuming''...")
  • 10:31, 17 February 2024Move Safely Blue Ridge (hist | edit) ‎[1,158 bytes]Seantubbs (talk | contribs) (created)
  • 10:48, 15 February 2024Eden Ratliff (hist | edit) ‎[876 bytes]Seantubbs (talk | contribs) (created)
  • 08:34, 15 February 2024Lionel Lyons (hist | edit) ‎[1,578 bytes]Seantubbs (talk | contribs) (created)
  • 22:20, 13 February 2024Thomas Johnson Michie (hist | edit) ‎[1,593 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "'''Thomas Johnson Michie''' (September 13, 1867-March 6, 1938) BIRTH 13 Sep 1867 Staunton, Staunton City, Virginia, USA DEATH 6 Mar 1938 (aged 70) Charlottesville, Charlottesville City, Virginia, USA BURIAL Riverview Cemetery Spouse Emily Hewson Michie 1865–1935 (m. 1895) Children Thomas Johnson Michie 1896–1973 Addinell Hewson Michie 1897–1957 ==Author== A treatise on the law of homicide (1914) ==Publications== {{bio-stub}} ==References== {{unreferenced}}...")
  • 12:06, 10 February 2024Contemplative Commons (hist | edit) ‎[1,013 bytes]Seantubbs (talk | contribs) (created)
  • 11:41, 10 February 2024PK German (hist | edit) ‎[850 bytes]Seantubbs (talk | contribs) (created)
  • 21:44, 8 February 2024Charles C. Wertenbaker (hist | edit) ‎[2,119 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "Colonel '''Charles C. Wertenbaker''' (1834-1819), a Civil War veteran, he served in the 19th Virginia Regiment and was in Pickett's Charge during the climax of the Battle of Gettysburg (1863), and one of the most famous infantry attacks of the American Civil War (1861–1865). Charles Christian Wertenbaker was born in July 1834 to Louisiana ''Timberlake'' (1806-1893) and William Wertenbaker (1797-1882), second librarian appointed by Thomas Jefferson at the Un...")
  • 00:57, 8 February 2024Millington (hist | edit) ‎[1,796 bytes]Welder20 (talk | contribs) (Created page with "'''Millington''' is an unincorporated community in Albemarle County. It is primarily centered around Millington Road and is located on the north bank of Moormans River in the vicinity of White Hall. Midway (also known as Riverdale Farm) is located in Millington, as are several family cemeteries such as those of the Hawkins, Rodes, and Woods families.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/V...") Tag: Visual edit: Switched
  • 21:43, 7 February 2024James J. Thomas (hist | edit) ‎[1,341 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "'''James J. Thomas''', was a Confederate veteran and for many years in charge of the county jail - most notable during the Murder trial of J. Samuel McCue. J. J. Thomas died at home, two miles from Free Union, at the age of 91. Mr. Thomas was the son of the late Ralph T. and Martha (Thurman) Thomas of Nelson County. He spent practically his entire life in Albemarle County. He entered the Confederate service at an early age and had a notable war record. He was a familiar...")
  • 20:43, 7 February 2024Cameron Mason Thomas (hist | edit) ‎[1,748 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "'''Cameron Mason Thomas''' ( February 7, 19220, Sheriff Cameron Thomas was killed when he attempted to jump to safety from a window of the Lexington Hotel, at the northwest corner of the intersection of S 12th Street and E Main Street in Richmond. He had traveled to Richmond on official business to address the state legislature concerning fee officers. Sheriff Thomas and the state delegate from Charlottesville were staying in the Lexington Hotel when a fire broke out...")
  • 21:16, 6 February 2024Robert William Nelson Sr. (hist | edit) ‎[1,285 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "'''Robert William Nelson Sr.''' (June 27, 1822 – December 22, 1908) was Charlottesville’s city physician until his death. He made monthly reports to the city council as to the public health of the community. Robert William Nelson was born in Cismont, Albemarle County to Hugh and Eliza ''Kinloch'' Nelson. In 1844, he married Virginia LaFayette Nelson (1824–1897). General Marquis de LaFayette was present in Richmond at his wife's baptism in Monumental Church on July...")
  • 11:38, 5 February 2024Allen Howard (hist | edit) ‎[1,558 bytes]Welder20 (talk | contribs) (Created page with "'''Major Allen Howard''' (c.1704 – 1761) was an early settler of Albemarle County. He is the namesake of Howardsville. == Biography == Howard was born in Virginia around 1704. At some point, Howard moved onto the territory of modern Albemarle County, being granted a patent for 400 acres of land along the James River on both sides of its confluence with the Rockfish River in 1730. In 1742, he paten...") Tag: Visual edit: Switched
  • 21:56, 4 February 2024Rockfish Gap (hist | edit) ‎[2,322 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "'''Rockfish Gap''' is a wind gap located in the Blue Ridge Mountains between Charlottesville and Waynesboro, Virginia, United States, through Afton Mountain, which is frequently used to refer to the gap. Joining the Shenandoah Valley to the Piedmont region of the state, it is the site of the mountain crossing of Interstate 64, U.S. Highway 250, and the former Blue Ridge Railroad which later became part of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway and is curren...")
  • 16:23, 25 January 2024405 Avon Street (hist | edit) ‎[1,819 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "{{Infobox Development | name = | map-image = | caption = | location = 405 Avon Street | county_area = | location_road = | development_type = R-1S (low-density residential, small lot) | acres = 0.2490 | non_residential = State Code: 7.3 Exempt Local | units_residential = | developer_company = Charlottesville Redevelopment & Housing Authority | developer_principal1 = | year_rezoned = c. 2010 | application = | website = }} '''750 Hinton Avenue''' is the address of...")
  • 18:20, 22 January 2024James Lindsay Almond Jr. (hist | edit) ‎[4,727 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "'''J. Lindsay Almond''' (1898–1986) was Governor of Virginia through the stormy school integration battles of the late 1950's. He was born in Charlottesville. A Democrat, Almond's interest in politics began in his teens. Gov. Almond's name became synonymous with Massive Resistance, the legislative effort used to prevent school desegregation in light of the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas, Supreme Court of the United States ruling in 1954. A Democrat and...")
  • 21:38, 21 January 2024Leonard Schoppa (hist | edit) ‎[707 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "'''Leonard Schoppa''' is Professor of Politics in the Department of Politics at the University of Virginia. He is a member of the Charlottesville Democratic Committee and serves as chair of the Carver Precinct. Schoppa lives in the Barracks/Rugby Neighborhood {{bio-stub}} ==References== {{reflist}} ==External Links== {{DEFAULTSORT:SCHOPPA, LEONARD}} <!-- please replace with person's last and first name for sorting --> Category:Democratic party members...")
  • 18:39, 19 January 2024James Alexander (hist | edit) ‎[4,781 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "'''James Alexander''' The author of these sketches was born in Boston, Massachusetts, March 4, 1804, the eldest son of James Alexander and Elizabeth Williston, his wife. In Memoirs which he prepared for his descendants he states that he came of early colonial stock. His maternal great-grandmother was Ann Brown McMillan, a direct descendant of John (?) Brown who came over in the Mayflower in 1620. This early ancestor served as town crier for the village of Boston and hi...")
  • 19:53, 17 January 2024James Madison Randolph (hist | edit) ‎[691 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "'''James Madison Randolph''' (1806-1834) was the eighth child and second son of Martha Jefferson Randolph and Thomas Mann Randolph. Grandson of Thomas Jefferson, James was born at the President's House, now known as the White House, during Martha's second visit to her father in Washington, D.C. {{bio-stub}} ==References== {{reflist}} ==External Links== {{DEFAULTSORT:RANDOLPH, JAMES MADISON}} <!-- please replace with person's last and first name for sorting -->")
  • 23:38, 15 January 2024Key Recreation precinct (hist | edit) ‎[611 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "The '''Key Recreation precinct''' of the First Ward shall embrace all territory in the First Ward lying North of the centerline of Garrett Street and North of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Company right-of-way, beginning at Avon Street; South of the US 250 Bypass from McIntire Road to the Eastern corporate limits; and East of Ridge/McIntire Road. The voting place for this precinct shall be Herman Key Recreation Center at 800 East Market Street. {{stub}} ==Referenc...")
  • 23:16, 15 January 2024Barracks Road neighborhood (hist | edit) ‎[1,310 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "{{neighborhood-stub}} {{Infobox Neighborhood | name = | map-image = | caption = | location = | county_area = | political_district = | acres = | lots = | avg_lot = | housing_type = | year_start = | year_end = | elementary = | middle = | high = | water = | sewer = | bus = | gated = | feature1 = | feature2 = | feature3 = | recreation1 = | recreation2 = | recreation3 = | nature1 = | nature2 = | nature3 = | HOA = | HOA_Contact = | website = }} T...")
  • 19:15, 15 January 2024Carrie Schaffer (hist | edit) ‎[1,132 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "'''Carrie Schaffer''', PhD is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. She lives in the Fry's Spring Neighborhood. A member of the Charlottesville Democratic Committee, she serves as co-chair of the Johnson Precinct. Dr. Schaffer received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Yale University. She then completed a 2-year Post-Doctoral fellowship at the Austen Riggs Center in Stockbridge, Massachusetts ==University of Virginia== Since moving to Charlottesville in 1995,...")
  • 22:25, 14 January 2024Alex Bryant (hist | edit) ‎[1,051 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "'''PERSON'S NAME HERE''' is ... '''Alex Bryant''' is a member of the Charlottesville Democratic Committee, he serves as co-chair of the Clark Precinct. Bryant lives in the Belmont Neighborhood. In January 2023, bryant was an applicants for appointment to the Charlottesville City Council to fill the unexpired term of departing Councilor Magill. Bryant is the former executive director of the Ix Art Park Foundation and current (2023) director of programs...")
  • 21:58, 14 January 2024Dudley Doane (hist | edit) ‎[1,208 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "'''Dudley Doane''' is the director of the International Studies Office at UVa. As a member of the Charlottesville Democratic Committee, he serves as co-chair of the Carver Precinct. {{bio-stub}} ==University of Virginia== Dudley Doane is Director of the International Studies Office (ISO) and Summer and Special Academic Programs. He oversees Education Abroad, the International Students and Scholars Program, the Lorna Sundberg International Center, Summer Session,...")
  • 21:39, 14 January 2024Kathryn S. Laughon (hist | edit) ‎[1,049 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "'''Kathryn Susanne Laughon''' is a forensic nurse examiner and an associate professor at the University of Virginia. She lives in the Barracks/Rugby neighborhood. As a member of the Charlottesville Democratic Committee, she serves as co-chair of Carver Precinct. She earned her BSN and MSN at UVA, and her PhD from Johns Hopkins. She serves on the board of the Nursing Network on Violence Against Women, International. ==University of Virginia=== Kathryn S. Laughon, PhD,...")
  • 20:15, 14 January 2024Mary Jane Gore (hist | edit) ‎[1,179 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "'''Mary Jane Gore''' is a writer based in Charlottesville. She has written about medicine and health care,  government affairs, and on a variety of topics for local news organizations.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://theamericanleader.org/about/who-we-are/|title=Who We Are|publisher=The American Leader|accessdate=January 14, 2024}}</ref>") Tag: Visual edit
  • 19:26, 14 January 2024Mosby Monroe Parsons (hist | edit) ‎[930 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "'''Mosby Monroe Parsons''' (May 21, 1822 – August 15, 1865) was born in Charlottesville to Gustavus Adolphus Parsons, who was the last personal secretary of Thomas Jefferson. {{Wikipedia link|Mosby_Monroe_Parsons|whylink=wellcovered|linktext=Mosby Monroe Parsons}} Parsons served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, 1857-58; Major General in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. He was killed, along wit...")
  • 15:55, 14 January 2024Jay C. Brown (hist | edit) ‎[1,247 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "'''Jay C. Brown''' is a member of the Charlottesville Democratic Committee and serves as precinct chair of the Buford voting district. Brown is a University of Virginia Professor Emeritus, Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology. ==Education== *BA, Biology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD *PhD, Biochemistry, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA *Postdoc, Molecular Biology, MRC Lab of Molecular Biology, Cambridge UK ===Research Disciplines=== Bioinfo...")
  • 15:26, 14 January 2024Erica Goldfarb (hist | edit) ‎[1,129 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "'''Erica Goldfarb''' is a member of the Charlottesville Democratic Committee and serves as precinct chair of the Alumni Hall voting district. She has lived on Venable Neighborhood since 1998, having moved to Charlottesville from Cleveland, Ohio. She retired from the International Studies Office at UVA. Husband Adam works at the UVA Medical School. She and Adam raised two daughters who attended Charlottesville public schools. {{bio-stub}} ==References== {{unrefe...")
  • 21:29, 10 January 20241870 election (hist | edit) ‎[1,413 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "The 1870 United States elections occurred in the middle of Republican President Ulysses S. Grant's first term, during the Third Party System. In 1870, the 15th Amendment added a guarantee of African American voting rights to the US Constitution. Many former officials didn't attempt to run for office again during this time period since there was a general understanding that ex-Confederates were barred by the 14th Amendment disqualification clause. However, in 1872, Cong...")
  • 20:54, 10 January 2024Bernard Oberdorfer (hist | edit) ‎[1,306 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "Bernard Oberdorfer (1826 – 1905) was a native of Wurtemburg, German, and came to Charlottesville and settled in 1857, where he was engaged in business. He served in the Civil War. Four eight years (1870 to 1878) he was a member town council. He was a successful business man and accumulated considerable wealth in valuable city property, including Oberdorfer on West Main street. He was married twice. His first was Miss Rachael Baum, and their children were: Mrs....")
  • 20:06, 7 January 20241860 election (hist | edit) ‎[2,430 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with " ==Presidential election== The 1860 United States presidential election in Virginia took place on Tuesday, November 6, 1860, as part of the 1860 United States presidential election. Voters chose 15 representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president. In a four-way contest, the Republican Party ticket of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin won a national popular plurality. Lincoln's election thus served as the main catalyst of...")
  • 21:32, 5 January 2024James Philemon Holcombe (hist | edit) ‎[9,561 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "'''PERSON'S NAME HERE''' is ... {{bio-stub}} ==References== {{unreferenced}} <!-- remove this line if you have added proper citations --> {{reflist}} ==External Links== {{DEFAULTSORT:LAST, FIRST NAME}} <!-- please replace with person's last and first name for sorting -->")
  • 12:53, 4 January 2024Edith K. Mosher (hist | edit) ‎[566 bytes]Seantubbs (talk | contribs) (created)
  • 22:00, 2 January 2024James C. Southall (hist | edit) ‎[1,318 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "'''James C. Southall'''(1827-1897), who at the time of his death was regarded as having written some of the most notable scientific works of his times Southall was born in Charlottesville, Albemarle county, Virginia, in 1827; attended private schools and the University of Virginia, entering the latter in 1843, graduated in 1846 with the degree of Master of Arts; then became editor of the "Charlottesville Chronicle," and later the editorial writer of the...")
  • 20:36, 2 January 2024Albemarle Academy (hist | edit) ‎[571 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "'''Albemarle Academy''' was incorporated in 1803. Before it could be opened as an academy, however, it was into Central College, in 1815; and this in turn became in 1819 the University of Virginia (first opened to students in 1825). {{stub}} ==References== {{reflist}} ==External Links== <!--Use this line if there are links that are not references e.g. *[http://www... official site]-->")
  • 19:13, 31 December 2023John Patten Emmet (hist | edit) ‎[7,551 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "'''John Patten Emmet''' (April 8, 1796–August 14, 1842), the first professor of natural history at the University, appointed by Thomas Jefferson. Emmet served as chemistry professor at the University of Virginia from 1825 until his death in 1842. ==Slavery== Professor Emmet, a New Yorker born in Ireland, arrived in Charlottesville as a non-slaveowner. Later he became dissatisfied with his hired workers and sought advice on how to purchase slaves. Professor Emmet owned...")
  • 20:58, 29 December 2023Soul Food Joint Restaurant and Club (hist | edit) ‎[1,369 bytes]Jmh6d (talk | contribs) (Created page with "{{Infobox Company | company_name = Soul Food Joint Restaurant and Club | logo = | type = | genre = | foundation = February 2020 | founder = Shaun Jenkins | dissolved = | location_city = Charlottesville | locations = 300 E. Market Street | area_served = | key_people = | industry = Restaurant and Club | products = | services = | revenue = | operating_income = | net_income = | assets = | equity = | owner = | num_employees = | parent = | divisions = | subsid = |...")
  • 23:32, 28 December 2023Virginia Moore (hist | edit) ‎[5,082 bytes]Welder20 (talk | contribs) (Created page with "'''Virginia Moore''' (July 11, 1903June 11, 1993) was a prominent poet and historian who spent much of her life residing in Scottsville. == Biography == === Early life === Moore was born in Omaha, Nebraska on July 11, 1903 to Ethel Daniel (the daughter of a Charlottesville physician) and John Allen Moore (a graduate of the University of Virginia Law School). She was raised as a Virginian and attended the Grenau School for Girls in Gaine...") Tag: Visual edit
  • 18:28, 25 December 2023Duanne Carter (hist | edit) ‎[1,102 bytes]Seantubbs (talk | contribs) (created)
  • 11:36, 25 December 2023Dorothy Emerson (hist | edit) ‎[862 bytes]Seantubbs (talk | contribs) (created)
  • 11:26, 25 December 2023Doris Overcash (hist | edit) ‎[583 bytes]Seantubbs (talk | contribs) (created)
  • 10:42, 25 December 2023Donald W. Jones (hist | edit) ‎[884 bytes]Seantubbs (talk | contribs) (Created page with "'''{{PAGENAME}}''' was appointed in 1973 as an advisory to University of Virginia President Frank L. Hereford Jr.. Jones was charged with recruiting Black students. <ref>{{cite web|title=What Makes an ‘Omega Man’? Fraternity’s UVA Alumni Reflect|url=https://news.virginia.edu/content/what-makes-omega-man-fraternitys-uva-alumni-reflect|author=Alice Berry|work=News Articke|publisher=UVA Today|location=|publishdate=November 17, 2023|accessdate=December 25,...") Tag: Visual edit
  • 09:50, 25 December 2023David Cole Wilson (hist | edit) ‎[1,263 bytes]Seantubbs (talk | contribs) (created)
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