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Brian Alexander

A discovery of Jefferson’s hand-written annotations in a copy of his Manual has led to new findings...MORE »

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Dianne Pierce

One of the most poignant of Jeffersonian artifacts is a 1782 scrap of paper with a quotation from the...MORE »

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Kathryn Braun

In 1804 when Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr took to the "field of honor" to settle their...MORE »

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Anonymous

Imagine a world where life moved at four miles an hour, and the most one could readily travel in...MORE »

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Fraser D. Neiman

October is Virginia Archaeology Month. It offers an opportunity to learn about and celebrate archaeology in the state --...MORE »

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Laura-Michal Balderson

Thomas Jefferson once wrote, “Whoever intends to live in a country must wish that country well, and has a natural right...MORE »

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Monticello

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David Thorson

Visitors to Monticello recorded memories of late afternoon dinners at Monticello “served in half Virginian, half...MORE »

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David Thorson

Thomas Jefferson found an enemy in Alexander Hamilton, a frenemy in John Adams and his BFF in James Madison....MORE »

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Dianne Pierce

In 1805, a remarkable shipment was dispatched from a sizable Indian village near what is now Bismarck, North Dakota. A large hand-hewn boat...MORE »

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