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Well, I've missed our President's actual inauguration by several days, but I'd like to belatedly...More >>
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Everyone knows that Thomas Jefferson loved wine, but did you know that he also brewed his own beer...More >>
The arrival of our annual issue of the Magazine of Albemarle County History is always eagerly awaited. This year's issue has some special visual goodies: possibly the first photographs ever taken of Monticello, in Antoinette W. Roades' article, "Photographed by William Roads: A Portrait of the Artist Through the Lens of His Work" (35-66 - images of Monticello on page 61). Along with possibly being the First Photos Ever of Monticello, these could also possibly be the Saddest Photos Ever of Monticello - it's looking pretty decrepit at that point in time (late 1860s).More >>
In a special commemorative edition of Newsweek , history professor and National Book Award winner...More >>
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Joseph Ellis, Pulitzer Prize winning historian and author of American Sphinx: The Character of...More >>
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In his inaugural address Tuesday, Barack Obama called on Americans to remain hopeful of America's...More >>
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One of the best parts about our jobs as librarians is that we run across some wicked-cool bits of...More >>
The crew and passengers of the Thomas Jefferson helped rescue more than 50 US Airways passengers...More >>
The sole quotation cited in President Bush’s 13-minute final address to the nation last night was...More >>
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