Keene, Virginia

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Unincorporated community
Post office
Post office
Keene is located in Virginia
Location within the state of Virginia
Keene is located in the US
Keene (the US)
Coordinates: 37°51′55″N 78°33′19″W / 37.86528°N 78.55528°W / 37.86528; -78.55528Coordinates: 37°51′55″N 78°33′19″W / 37.86528°N 78.55528°W / 37.86528; -78.55528
Country United States
State Virginia
County Albemarle
Time zone UTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID 1477457[1]

Keene is an unincorporated community in Albemarle County, Virginia, United States.[1] As of the 1990 census, the town had a total population of 10.

The town is known for being the location of the last sighting of a passenger pigeon in the wild, by Theodore Roosevelt.[2] Roosevelt had "the first Camp David", called Pine Knot, here from 1905.

Christ Church Glendower, Plain Dealing, and The Rectory are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]


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