Places Named Jefferson: Collegiate Edition

April 30, 2009

tjulogoYou probably knew Thomas Jefferson had founded a University (that being the University of Virginia), but did you know that one was named after him? Read the rest of this entry »

Things Named Jefferson: The Plant Edition

February 20, 2009

Jeffersonia diphylla or Twinleaf is an uncommon spring flower named after the “Titan of Tuckahoe” in 1792 by botonist Benjamin Smith Barton, a contemporary of TJ, and fellow member of the American Philosophical Society.

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JeffersonToday Website

February 9, 2009 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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A Cat Named Jefferson…

January 8, 2009

thomas-11From our fluff dept. files…A cat named Thomas Jefferson turns 1 year old. Click here to read about it.