Tomorrow At Monticello

  • 44° Snow/Sleet
  • Mon 46° / 20°
  • Tue 38° / 26°
  • Wed 49° / 28°
  • Thu 38° / 18°

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CSI: Natchez Trace

As I believe I mentioned in a previous blog post, this fall will mark the 200th anniversary of Meriwether Lewis's untimely and weird death on the Natchez Trace.  To prepare for the momentous occasion, I felt the need to read up on the whole debate on the nature of his death: was it suicide, or murder, or something else?  Since at work I have the attention span of a gnat, I am having to keep my background reading cursory, and so my program consists entirely of reading