Charlottesville, Virginia: Freedom of Speech Wall

A 54-foot-long slate wall, officially erected by the city, frees everyone to express themselves. If they have chalk.
Address:
605 E. Main St., Charlottesville, VA
Directions:
Downtown. In the center of a community plaza bordered by 5th, 9th, Water, and Market Sts. In front of City Hall (which faces away from the street) and beside the amphitheater.
Hours:
Bring chalk.
Admission:
Free
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Freedom of Speech Wall.

Freedom of Speech Wall

Are you sure this is a wall?

[Vance Erwin, 11/05/2014]

All are invited to empty the bladder of the mind.

Freedom of Speech Wall.

Freedom of Speech Wall

There is a slate wall in downtown Charlottesville where people can express their freedom of speech in chalk. The wall, which is about 7 feet tall and 54 feet long, is cleaned off about about twice a week, more often if it rains, so at least it is a short freedom of speech.

[Doug Dirr, 08/01/2014]

The lofty First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution is elegantly inscribed in the wall, but it's illegible under all the Free Expression.

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