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VIDEO – A Perfect Wave is Reported in Charlottesville

VIDEO – A Perfect Wave is Reported in Charlottesville

In the afternoons, we embarked on private tours of historic Charlottesville; Monticello, the magnificent home on a hill he designed;  the University of Virginia, founded and designed by Jefferson; Montpelier, the home of James Madison, author of the US Constitution, 4th President of the US, and friend and confidant of Jefferson. We also had a […]

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Rosemary Gould will be the discussion leader for Classical Pursuits’ spring trip, Founding Farmer; Thomas Jefferson at Home. Rosemary lives in Charlottesville and is eager to share it with Ann Kirkland and other inquiring minds who love great literature, architecture, and history. Rosemary writes: When I first came to Charlottesville […]

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Charlottesville – a garden paradise, especially in May

In May flowering trees and plants festoon Charlottesville in white and pink blossoms. Petals fall like so much confetti. Pink and white dogwood, magnolia, redbud, azaleas. The annual epidemic of Spring Fever returns. And Thomas Jefferson, besides being one of America’s Founding Fathers and third President, was a brilliant horticulturist […]

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