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'''Jackson Park''' is a Charlottesville park located north of the [[Downtown Mall]].
#REDIRECT [[Court Square Park]]
[[image: Stonewall-jackson-statue.jpg|right|thumb|Stonewall Jackson statue]]
'''Jackson Park''' consists of 0.4 acres and includes all of the property bordered by Jefferson Street, Fourth Street N.E., High Street and the Albemarle County Court Building. A large equestrian monument of Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson, by [[Charles Keck]], is the focal point of the park. The park also contains well-maintained flower beds and a number of benches.
Land for the park was given to the city by [[Paul Goodloe McIntire]]<ref>"Charlottesville : Jackson Park." Charlottesville : Home. Web. 02 July 2010. <http://www.charlottesville.org/index.aspx?page=339>.</ref>.
The city's [[Charlottesville Comprehensive Plan|comprehensive plan]] classifies Jackson Park as an 'urban' park<ref name="compplan10">{{cite web|title=Charlottesville Comprehensive Plan, Chapter 10|url=http://www.charlottesville.org/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=8182|author=|work=|publisher=City of Charlottesville|location=Charlottesville, Virginia|publishdate=|accessdate=October 19, 2010}}</ref>.
==Historical video==
| '''VIDEO CREDITS''': Narrated by the [[Ashlin Smith]];<br> Graphic design: Jen Fleischer; Project Manager: Kristin Rourke.
==External links==
[http://www.charlottesville.org/Index.aspx?page=339 Jackson Park on City's website]
[http://audiotourcville.org/about/ Audiotour website: Source of video]
[[Category: Charlottesville Parks]]
[[Category: North Downtown]]

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