Wednesday Sep 8 2010

Tea-time talk: "Where Elegance Meets Convenience: The Monticello Dining Room"

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Wednesday, September 8, 2010, 3:30 pm
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Elizabeth Chew, Monticello's Curator, and Diane Ehrenpreis, Monticello's Research Historian, will share new information from their research on Monticello's Dining Room, from its importance in a social context where family, friends and political visitors shared ideas to its part as a place where Jefferson adapted the most recent technologies and conveniences he'd seen in Europe. Tea at 3:30 pm; talk begins at 4:00 pm. At Monticello's Jefferson Library. The event is free, but space is limited. Please e-mail to register.

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