monticello

dianne1957(NC 7b)July 13, 2005

While travelling through Virginia. We stopped at Monticello--Thomas Jefferson's plantation and gardens. It is a very unique place attop of a mountain--5000 acres!!! Just off of Highway 64 in Charlottesville, Virgina. He "Thomas Jefferson" our third president was an avid gardner. If you are interested in Gardening and American History; this place is a must see!!!!. Attached is a link to Monticello.........Had to share!!!......Dianne

PS....If you go there, please note the majestic trees that dot the property. Some of the trunks are HUGE!

Here is a link that might be useful: Monticello

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JoanofPa(z6 Pa)

Went there also and some of my non gardening companions were as overwhelmed as I. He was a man of vision.

    Bookmark   August 20, 2005 at 8:05AM
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dianne1957(NC 7b)

Joan,
So glad that you got to see the "Vision" of Thomas Jefferson. He was certainly a man ahead of his time!!.......Dianne

    Bookmark   August 26, 2005 at 10:43PM
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