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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • UNFAIR TO BABIES, 1936

Stony Point Tavern: 1935

Stony Point Tavern: 1935

Albemarle County, Virginia, 1935. "Stony Point Tavern. Nathaniel Burnley, proprietor, 1820-1829." Photo by Frances Benjamin Johnston. View full size.

 

You are close

The site is off the Google map below, to the left. The actual location is where Watts Passage (Route 600 from the left/west) intersects Route 20. You will see Route 20 makes about a 90 degree right turn there. North/above the intersection is the location of the former store and whatever might be left of the old tavern. I remember the store when it was in operation, but I can't identify which structure it is on the map. I think it is the big one that you would run into if you failed to negotiate the curve! I had never heard of the tavern.


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I think the foundation is still there

Based on the map here I got this google satellite image. Am I close?


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