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History Geeks’ Founding Fathers Home Tour–Part III Monticello

Thomas Jefferson’s home, Monticello, was the third and last stop on our History Geeks’ Founding Fathers Home Tour (Check out History Geeks Tour Part I Mount Vernon and Part II Montpelier). Our tour was scheduled for 2 p.m. However, when we took the shuttle from the visitor’s center up to the house, we discovered that… Continue reading History Geeks’ Founding Fathers Home Tour–Part III Monticello




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History Geeks’ Founding Fathers Home Tour–Part II Montpelier

After our spectacular day at Mount Vernon (see History Geeks Tour Part I Mount Vernon), we drove about two hours south to Charlottesville, VA. We had dinner reservations at Public Fish and Oyster which is a small but excellent raw bar and fish restaurant. After I had stuffed myself with mussels and wine, we checked… Continue reading History Geeks’ Founding Fathers Home Tour–Part II Montpelier




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History Geeks’ Founding Fathers Home Tour–Part I Mount Vernon

Our youngest daughter graduated from college this May and much to our extended family’s dismay we did not plan to throw a celebration in her honor. It’s not that we were not extremely proud of her (she graduated magna cum laude), but knowing our child, we understood that she would prefer a sharp stick in the eye… Continue reading History Geeks’ Founding Fathers Home Tour–Part I Mount Vernon