Today At Monticello

  • 86° Scattered Showers
  • Mon 73° / 45°
  • Tue 71° / 50°
  • Wed 71° / 55°
  • Thu 69° / 54°

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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