TJ’s Legacy According to TJ

The following words were written by Thomas Jefferson and adorn his tombstone in the cemetery at Monticello:

Here was buried

Thomas Jefferson

Author of the



American Independence

Of the

Statute of Virginia


Religious Freedom

and Father of the

University of Virginia

National Independence, Religious Freedom and Learning – 3 of Jefferson’s great passions.

The obelisk - Tho9mas Jefferson's Tombstone and Epitath.

Image (c)2008 by the Jeffersonia Blog


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