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Blog Archive: May 2019
Read what the Thomas Jefferson Foundation as well as Monticello staff members have to say about Jefferson and Monticello.
In 1786, Thomas Jefferson took a serious fall in Paris, dislocating and possibly breaking his right wrist. The injury healed slowly, and though he regained use, stiffness and pain in his joint troubled him as he aged. Years later, retired to Monticello and searching for comfort, Jefferson got a...MORE »