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Monticello in Virginia     “No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden.” —Thomas Jefferson

I have this postcard at my desk after visiting Monticello over the holiday weekend.

THE COLONIAL - FOR THE LOVE OF MONTICELLO   Thank you, Thomas...

FOR THE LOVE OF MONTICELLO Thank you, Thomas Jefferson, for understanding that contrary to modern American sentiment - size does NOT matter, and that a single room garden pavilion can bring you to.

Monticello, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1772 Jeffersonian. Thomas Jefferson's primary residence and plantation

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Monticello - South Piazza Greenhouse, Charlottesville

Monticello - Thomas Jefferson's greenhouse with triple-sash windows opening onto the terrace

00ff0ff744bdada2ca0244b188491fd1 Thomas Jefferson (April 13, 1743 – July 4, 1826) was an American statesman, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and the principal author of the Declaration of Independence. He later served as the third President of the United States from 1801 to 1809. Previously, he was elected the second Vice President of the United States, serving under John Adams from 1797 to 1801.

3rd US President Thomas Jefferson

20 Parlor « Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. Its hard to tell in this shot, but the pictures hang from what looks like painted (black) conduit with a metal chain. love this idea for hanging pictures.

Thomas Jefferson's Monticello Kitchen, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

Where Betty Hemings might have cooked for the Jefferson family: Thomas Jefferson's Monticello Kitchen, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

Thomas Jefferson's Monticello Library, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

In Thomas Jefferson had the largest personal collection of books in the US. He offered to sell his beloved volumes as replacements after the British burned the Library of Congress.

Thomas Jefferson  Burial: Monticello Graveyard  Charlottesville Albemarle County  Virginia, USA

Thomas Jefferson Burial: Monticello Graveyard Charlottesville Albemarle County Virginia, USA with Riverhill School in November 2003

Raleigh Tavern, one of the places where Thomas Jefferson and other patriots met to plan the American Revolution, Williamsburg, VA, USA.

Raleigh Tavern, one of the places where Thomas Jefferson and other patriots met to plan the American Revolution, Williamsburg, VA, USA. We have visited here many times when we lived in VA.

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