Several presidents called this home. Meriwether Lewis, of Lewis and Clark, birth place is about a mile from my home. Of course, Jefferson sent Lewis and Clark from here to the West! Charlottesville has had several famous residents (see below) add to this list, Dave Mathews Band, Sissy Spacek and Jessica Lange. The author, John Grisham calls Charlottesville home and most Virginia football fans would recognize Howie Long who lives in the wonderful Ivy area of Charlottesville VA. USA Today says “Mr. Jefferson would be proud”. Do you recognize any of these famous Charlottesville residents?