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What Would Thomas Jefferson Think?

| October 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
What Would Thomas Jefferson Think?

I’m not sure what Thomas Jefferson would have made of all the commotion taking place at his estate on a recent weekend in September. Vendors, gardeners, musicians, naturalists, historians, and agriculturalists were all taking part in the Tenth Annual Heritage Harvest Festival at Jefferson’s Monticello, just outside of Charlottesville, Virginia. Thomas Jefferson, our third President […]

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5 More Reasons to Attend Monticello’s Heritage Harvest Festival

| September 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
5 More Reasons to Attend Monticello’s Heritage Harvest Festival

In my previous post I shared 5 Great Reasons to Attend Monticello’s Heritage Harvest Festival, but that didn’t begin to cover what we experienced there. So here are 5 more reasons to schedule a trip there in September. CRAFTSPEOPLE   I love craft fairs and although this wasn’t the primary focus of the event, the […]

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5 Great Reasons to Attend Monticello’s Heritage Harvest Festival

| September 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
5 Great Reasons to Attend Monticello’s Heritage Harvest Festival

I’ve said before how impressed I was on my first visit to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello (on a normal day). I’m here to say that after the 10th Annual Heritage Harvest Festival last weekend I’m recommending it even more fervently. Over the coming days I’ll share 10 big reasons why you should reserve the date on […]

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10 Reasons You’ll Love Learning in Washington DC

| October 26, 2012 | 0 Comments
10 Reasons You’ll Love Learning in Washington DC

In honor of the election season and the spirit of patriotism I thought I’d  share about Washington DC, my all time favorite destination for educational travel. If you have never been to Washington DC, I’d recommend adding it to your list of top destinations for Traveling with Purpose.  I’ve been there twice and would love to […]

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