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Ashlawn-Highland

  • Author: Nerd Trips
  • Date Posted: Apr 21, 2014
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  • Address: 2050 James Monroe Parkway, Charlottesville, VA 22902
Monroe statue, Ashlawn-Highland

Monroe statue, Ashlawn-Highland

Just down the road from Jefferson’s Monticello, Ashlawn-Highland is the home of our fifth president James Monroe. You take a house tour and explore the grounds. There is also an amazing tree known as the Monroe Oak.

http://ashlawnhighland.org/

2050 James Monroe Parkway, Charlottesville, VA 22902

We have two posts about this site: Part 1 and Part 2

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Admission fee: Yes. Check the website for updated information. You can get a discount with some combination tickets with Monticello and other offers. (We paid about $14).

Bathrooms: Okay/decent

Concessions/food: Limited. I think there were some local treats in the gift shop, including “Virginia-made foods such as honey and hickory syrup.”

Cars/ getting there: We drove, parking was easy. Ashlawn Highland is a neighbor to Monticello.

Coffee cups (aka souvenirs): Extensive gift shop, including products from local artisans. I purchased a few postcards.

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