Michie Tavern 1930s

Michie Tavern History

Henderson

During this month (January) in history, 89 years ago, Michie Tavern opened to the public as a museum. The Charlottesville’s Daily Progress announced the event in an article, “Michie Tavern Has Been Moved Near Monticello.” Pictured is an image of Mrs. Mark Henderson who purchased Michie Tavern and had it relocated 17 miles from the Buck Mountain Road to its current location. The inset is an image of Mrs. Henderson in her golden years.
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