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Scottsville's Official Founders Day is September 13th. The year it was founded was 1744.

A proclamation recognizing Scottsville Founders Day and the 271th Anniversary of the Founding of Albemarle County in Scottsville was presented to the Town last September in 2014, in the form of an official signed document.

This is what it say: Whereas, in 1744, the House of Burgesses acted to create Albemarle County with Scott's Landing as its county seat in recognition of the site's value as a river crossing and logistical hub in the growing Virginia Piedmont and.....

Whereas, from 1744 to 1762 Scott's landing served as the centrally located county seat and civic center of a larger Albemarle County which include all or part of today's counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Buckingham, Campbell, Fluvanna, and Nelson, and

Whereas, through much of the 18th and 19th centuries, Scottsville served as the principal river port above Richmond on the James River, through which passed busy land and river traffic in commodities and manufactured goods, travelers, immigrants, and enslaved persons, all important aspects of Albemarle County's diverse history; and

Whereas, Scottsville and its residents have weathered destruction through natural disaster and war, rebuilding the town and providing vital commercial and civic services for southern Albemarle County; and

Whereas, the town's present charm and economic development is a significant part of Albermarle County's strong future;

Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved, that we, the Albemarle Country Board of Supervisors, do hereby honor and congratulate the Town of Scottsville on the occasion of the 270th Anniversary of Albemarle County's founding with Scottsville as its seat, and urge all citizens of the Town of Scottsville and the County of Albemarle to joining in Scottsville's celebration of Founders Day on September 13th, 2014.

Signed by the Board of Supervisors for Albemarle County: Kenneth C. Boyd, Jane Dittmar, Ann H. Mallek, Diantha H. McKeel, Liz A. Palmer, and Brad L. Sheffield.

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