HISTORY comes ALIVE
Monticello is the only historic house in the U.S. on the United Nations' World Heritage List.
Monticello, Charlottesville - VA | Roadtrippers
The vegetable garden... " I have lived temperately, eating little animal food, and that ... as a condiment for the vegetables, which constitute my principle diet." - Jefferson to Vine Utley, 1819. image and quote from the The Gardens of Monticello by Peter J. Hatch.
Heidi Claire: Time to get down and dirty in the garden.
Betsy Ross House Philadelphia PA I visited there recentl visited and was surprised how close her house and Ben Franklin's home were. Lovely place to visit. You can take a walking tour & see the Liberty Bell, Constitution Hall, the cememtary which many notables are including Ben Franklin. It's a great place to visit
Philadelphia is the home to the Liberty Bell, an icon of American history. A common myth is that "Pennsylvania" is misspelled on the bell, but in fact, the state's name hadn't a common spelling at the time the bell was forged--"Pensylvania" was considered an acceptable alternative.
Taos Pueblo, Taos, New Mexico - on a cloudy day for very wonderful contrasts, loved the turquoise door
19 New UNESCO World Heritage Sites
The African Meeting House is considered the oldest surviving black church building in the United States.
Thomas Jefferson (United States of America President) A Founding Father and author of the U. S. Declaration of Independence. During his presidency he commissioned Lewis and Clarks expedition and was key facilitator in the Louisiana Purchase. He and James Madison developed the two party system of Democrat/Republican Party.
Thomas Jefferson by James Sharples