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- 1919 – Sculptor Charles Keck unveiled the three-figure group statue of Meriwether Lewis, William Clark and Sacajawea at the junction of West Main and Ridge Streets. This work is of the romantic school. It is a three-figure group; Meriwether Lewis, William Clark and Sacajawea, the young Indian guide with her child. Present Main Street is the Colonial Three-chopt Road, which led from Richmond, passed Boyd’s Tavern and crossed the Rivanna at Secretary’s Ford—now the Woolen Mills (East Market Street). Crossing Mechum’s River it struck in a straight line for Woods’ (now Jarman's) Gap. It was in use prior to 1746. Though not associated with the expedition, it was felt appropriate to place the explorers on a great early artery and facing into the West. (Removed and relocated to a storage location owned by the city on July 10, 2021.)
- 2019 – Charlottesville City Schools celebrates its first Trailblazer day to honor the children and parents who worked to desegregate the city's schools in 1959 and 1962.