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Poison Ivy

In his 2006 Twinleaf article, "Garden Weeds in the Age of Jefferson," Peter Hatch mentions that Thomas Jefferson considered poison ivy to be an ornamental plant, possibly because of its dramatic fall color.[1]

Coffee Urn

Artist/Maker: Jacques Louis-Auguste Leguay (active 1779-c. 1806)[1] Created: 1787-1788 Origin/Purchase: Paris Materials: silver

Declaration of Independence

Thomas Jefferson is considered the primary author of the Declaration of Independence,[1] although the finished document went through a process of revision by Jefferson's fellow committee members.