Ridge Street neighborhood

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Ridge Street neighborhood
County Area Charlottesville

High School Charlottesville

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*Confirm attendance boundaries for individual homes with school divisions

The Ridge Street neighborhood is located in the south central part of Charlotttesville. It is characterized by its diversity of housing.[1] It became a historic district in 1995. [1] Because it has been home to black property owners since the 1840s, it is an important part of the history of the African-American community in Charlottesville.[1]

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The family of Mary Truehart Woodfolk and her descendants lived in the neighborhood throughout the twentieth century.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Web. Neighborhood Page, City of Charlottesville, retrieved 22 Feb 2012.