Happy Memorial Day

May 25, 2009

http://www.flickr.com/photos/sis/3268020209/Previously known as Decoration Day, Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday in May.

Read the rest of this entry »


Around Jefferson Country: Memorial Day Edition

May 20, 2009

http://www.flickr.com/photos/akshay012/Here’s what’s happening in Jefferson Country heading into Memorial Day 2009:

Read the rest of this entry »


TJ’s VA with CJ

May 18, 2009

Odyessy_Tours_300One of the best known Thomas Jefferson impersonators, Clay Jenkinson, host of the Jefferson Hour podcast, is hosting a jaunt through Mr. Jefferson country in the fall of 09.

Read the rest of this entry »


TJB Weekend Edition: TJ’s Backyard

May 16, 2009

Things are in full swing at the former homes of our third President. Here are some events to check out this weekend:

  • Saturday, May 16th –Monticello is extending its hours till 7 pm in honor of graduation. They are also hosting an edible plant walk through the Monticello Vegetable Garden. Click here for details.
  • And don’t forget to visit Poplar Forest for the slide show talk on Palladio and the accompanying tour. Click here for details.

Source: Monticello, Poplar Forest


Jefferson Symposium Registration Now Open

May 11, 2009

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

Summer on the Lawn: The 21st Jefferson Symposium is now accepting registration.

Read the rest of this entry »


TJB: The Best of April 2009

May 6, 2009

April was another tremendous month for The Jeffersonia Blog. We broke our all-time attendence record for visitors in a single month (reached in March of this year!).

Read the rest of this entry »


Palladio at Poplar Forest

April 6, 2009

Pop_ForestNot to be outdone by the new Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center grand opening, Monticello’s sister-site, Poplar Forest (perhaps the equivalent of TJ’s house in the Hamptons, or his summer home down the Shore), is hosting a very cool one day symposium. Read the rest of this entry »