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Rosalie E. Davis wrote a wonderful genealogy book on the Garth Family c1988 called The Garth Family; 1734-1986. I am a researcher for the Bellefontaine Cemetery in St Louis where Dabney C. Garth is buried near his friend Sterling Price. I am trying to collect additional information about the...more »


If I could suggest an edit to this article; my grandfather didn't pass away until February of 1979. Perhaps a sidenote about his contribution to help coordinate the major 1953-1954 restoration might be worthy of inclusion. (Other members of the Thacker family also helped extensively on...more »


The Valentine Museum in Richmond has a watercolor of the State Capitol in Richmond attributed to William Goodacre by Fiske Kimball. Is it possible that the watercolor was actually done by Thomas Jefferson in preparation for construction and subsequently copied in an engraving by William...more »


This garden is so awesome, paradise on earth.more »


First photo from Thomas Jefferson's Monticello Flickr Pool has some amazing colours, but I guess its edited...more »

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