Point of Fork

Two rivers. The big one was known by aboriginal inhabitants as Powhatan's River; now it's the James. The other one is the Rivanna. Also the site of a Revolutionary debacle when, on the same day that Jack Jouett warned Charlottesville about Tarleton, the general guarding Virginia's munitions here fled a British advance. Virginia's smallest town, Columbia (out of view at right), had a 2000 Census population of just 49.
Commentator Bill Emory puts up a new photo every day at billemory.com/blog.