The Monticello- Thomas Jefferson Country will take you to Monticello, the home where Thomas Jefferson lived. You'll see artifacts from Jefferson's life as you tour the house and grounds at Monticello. You'll als o see the historic town of Charlottesville, VA.
Thomas Jefferson, was a passionate botanist. Monticello, the plantation where Jefferson made his home after leaving office in 1809, is located outside Charlottesville, Virginia. The President designed its gardens, which included flowers, 170 varieties of fruits, and 330 varieties of herbs and vegetables. The land became a living laboratory where Jefferson could experiment with seeds and plants from his own travels, and with those sent to him from friends abroad.