Esmont (community)

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Esmont is an unincorporated section of Albemarle County located seven miles northwest of Scottsville first settled in the mid 18th century[1]. The community is named after a plantation of the same name. A post office was opened towards the end of the 19th century.

In 2010, community groups held a community day[2].

An exhibit on the Black education in the Esmont and southern Albemarle opened in the Yancey School Community Center in February 2021. [3]


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Landmarks

References

  1. "Esmont Project Information." The Virginia Center for Digital History at The University of Virginia. Web. 28 June 2010. <http://www2.vcdh.virginia.edu/afam/raceandplace/esmont_info.html>.
  2. Web. Event Day Celebrates Esmont Past, Future, Shulleeta, Brandon, Daily Progress, Lee Enterprises, 27 June 2010
  3. Web. Watch Now: Yancey Heritage and History Exhibit tells the story of education in Esmont, Allison Wrabel, Daily Progress, Lee Enterprises, February 27, 2021

Coordinates:Erioll world.svg.png 37°49′52″N 78°36′25″W / 37.831°N 78.607°W / 37.831; -78.607