Who were the Founding Fathers?

February 18, 2009

founding fathersToday we examine a phrase that is thrown about a lot . But what exactly is a Founding Father? And more importantly, who are considered our country’s Founding Fathers?

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TJ on Flickr

February 16, 2009
Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building

Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building

http://www.flickr.com/photos/sketch22/

Jefferson Memorial

Monticello North

Monticello North

Photos by Cliff1066 and  Nathanborror


Weekend Poll #1

February 14, 2009

New Year Happenings at the Big 4 (Founding Fathers’ Homes)

February 13, 2009

ash lawnThere are four well-known estates in Virginia which have been preserved and are available to the public.

The Big Four are:

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Places Named TJ: Thomas Jefferson Highschool & Monticello Park

February 11, 2009

http://www.flickr.com/photos/28451957@N06/Thomas Jefferson Highschool in San Antonio, Texas

Click here to see their website. Click here to read their alumni society and here for the TJ Highschool Preservation Society.

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Welcome Visitor 2,000!!!

February 10, 2009

http://www.flickr.com/photos/london/A warm Jeffersonia Blog welcome to our 2,000th Visitor! (yes, I realize that number is likely inflated as I assume some visitors are repeat customers and we don’t scare every-single-one of our guests away after the first and only visit…but you never know.)

Photo by jonrawlinson


JeffersonToday Website

February 9, 2009

http://www.jeffersontoday.org/There is a new website by the good folks of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, current proprietors of Monticello. The website is called JeffersonToday.

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