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Posted by dianne1957 NC 7b (My Page) on
Wed, Jul 13, 05 at 22:20

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

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

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