Gordonsville, Virginia

Maury’s School In Gordonsville Was Run By The Grandfather Of “The Pathfinder Of The Seas”

Reverend James Maury ran a school in Gordonsville, Virginia which became known simply as Maury’s School. As a child Thomas Jefferson was a student of that school. James Maury was the grandfather of Matthew Fontaine Maury, who became known as the “Pathfinder of the Seas”.

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