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Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

Wednesday, October 10, 7:30am5:30pm
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Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
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Thomas Jefferson's MonticelloOnline reservations for this travel program are closed. If you are interested in being placed on a wait list, please contact Cathy Boe at (804) 342-9657 or at cathy@VirginiaHistory.org.

Located atop a lofty hill in the Piedmont region of Virginia, Monticello is the autobiographical masterpiece of Thomas Jefferson, who spent more than four decades designing, dismantling, and reimagining the estate he called his “essay in architecture.” The estate is a national treasure, not only for its beauty and historical significance, but also for what it reveals about the third U.S. president—a complex and controversial figure whose political philosophy fundamentally shaped the nation.

In addition to his presidency, Thomas Jefferson is the author of the Declaration of Independence and the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom, and founder of the University of Virginia. As public official, historian, philosopher, and plantation owner, he served his country for more than five decades.

Interior of MonticelloPlease join us for this members-only bus trip to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. Our day includes guided tours of the mansion and grounds, lunch at the Monticello Café, followed by explore on your own time in the David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center.

Monticello is a National Historic Landmark and the only house in the United States designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.

 

Virginia Journeys is a members-only travel program.

The reservation fee includes admission to the various sites, lunch, snacks and beverages provided while in transit, and transportation.

The reservation fee is nonrefundable. If a patron must cancel their reservation, we will treat the fee as a charitable contribution and the patron will receive a receipt for their tax purposes.

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