Articles from July, 2017

Experience American life in the early 1800’s visiting Monticello, Virginia while learning about Thomas Jefferson
May 29, 2017  | By tickettolearn

Spend half a day at Monticello, minutes from Charlottesville, Virginia and experience life in rural America circa 1800. Designed for a large multi generational family, the house was the family home of Thomas Jefferson. A good many hours ride from neighbors, guests  – and there were many would come and stay a while.  Monticello was a home, office, library, laboratory, museum and architectural marvel. Jefferson collected books, having a library of over 6,000, oversaw his plantation from his home office, experimented with a wide variety of seeds and vegetables, tinkered with time saving gadgets, started a nail factory, displayed gifts from explorers…Read More

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