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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 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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Eyre Hall – Antiques, Gardens and a Letter from Lafayette

| July 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
Eyre Hall – Antiques, Gardens and a Letter from Lafayette

In this second installment about Virginia’s Historic Garden Week (HGW) Tours of 2016, we’ll be visiting Eyre Hall on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. This centuries-old plantation has been one of the enchanting properties included on the Eastern Shore HGW Tour every year since 1941 and soon you’ll see why. Designated as a National Historic Landmark, the […]

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