TJ’s Legacy According to TJ

August 16, 2008

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

Declaration

of

American Independence

Of the

Statute of Virginia

For

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