Sycamore Tavern

Sycamore Tavern (HMG9C)

Location: Montpelier, VA 23192 Hanover County
Buy Virginia State flags at!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at!

N 37° 49.364', W 77° 41.22'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
This old tavern was a stagecoach stop on the Mountain Road between Richmond and Charlottesville and it was here that horses were changed. For most of the 19th century, the Higgason, Barlow, and Shelburne families operated a tavern here.

The Tavern, built in the mid-18th century, is a typical hall-and-parlor vernacular house of the Piedmont region. The sycamore trees that stood here for many years gave the Tavern its name.

Since the early 20th century, the Tavern has served the educational and cultural needs of the community as part of the Montpelier School for a time and as the Page Memorial Library.
HM NumberHMG9C
Placed ByHanover County
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 9:32am PDT -07:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263500 N 4189549
Decimal Degrees37.82273333, -77.68700000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 49.364', W 77° 41.22'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 49' 21.84" N, 77° 41' 13.20" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)804, 540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 17193 Mountain Rd, Montpelier VA 23192, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. What year was the marker erected?
  9. This marker needs at least one picture.
  10. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  11. Is the marker in the median?