Tag: Thomas Jefferson

6 Reasons NOT to MISS Virginia’s Historic Garden Week

| April 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
6 Reasons NOT to MISS Virginia’s Historic Garden Week

Have you heard of “America’s Largest Open House” and Virginia’s oldest volunteer tourism project? If not, it’s time to take notice. In the last 8 days of April every year since 1929, nearly 26,000 visitors have had the privilege of touring gorgeous homes throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia for Historic Garden Week (HGW). Here’s why […]

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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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