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  • 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.

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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