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A personal tour of Monticello

by Young, Robert

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Published by Lerner Publications in Minneapolis, Minn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Monticello (Va.)
    • Subjects:
    • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Homes and haunts -- Virginia -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Homes and haunts.,
    • Monticello (Va.) -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Monticello (Va.)

    • About the Edition

      Presents a tour of Thomas Jefferson"s home in Virginia through the eyes of a slave boy, a cook, a visitor, Jefferson himself, and his grand-daughter.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 62) and index.

      Other titlesMonticello
      StatementRobert Young.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesHow it was, How it was (Minneapolis, Minn.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE332.74 .Y68 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p. :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL698917M
      ISBN 100822535750
      LC Control Number97046662
      OCLC/WorldCa38073271

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And photography is now allowed inside the house. We strongly recommend purchasing tickets in advance, as we’ve greatly reduced our daily capacity at Monticello to facilitate physical distancing.

Book now to reserve a tour time. Your Monticello guide will greet you at the David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center and lead you on a three-hour private tour, which includes a tour of the house, the third floor dome room, Monticello’s beautiful gardens and grounds or the museum galleries.

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Author, Declaration of Independence, VA Statute for Religious Freedom. Founder, University of Virginia. World Heritage Site, Charlottesville, VA. Daily tours. Guests touring the house will be greeted outside by a guide who will introduce them to Monticello. They will then proceed inside for a self-guided tour of the house using a guidebook (available for purchase at The Shop at Monticello) or smartphone.

Jefferson reorganized his private suite of rooms after he sold his vast personal collection of books, maps and pamphlets to Congress in Jefferson referred to this room as the Library thereafter, A personal tour of Monticello book here he likely received incoming mail, stored books and scientific apparatus, and designed the University of Virginia — which he called “the hobby of my old age” — at his French.

Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson, located in south-central Virginia, U.S., about 2 miles (3 km) southeast of Charlottesville. Constructed between andit is one of the finest examples of the early Classical Revival style in the United States.

Monticello was designated a World. Explore Thomas Jefferson's Monticello located in Charlottesville, Virginia in this stunning interactive virtual tour produced by HULLFILM.

Get this from a library. A personal tour of Monticello. [Robert Young] -- Presents a tour of Thomas Jefferson's home in Virginia through the eyes of a slave boy, a. Monticello: The Official Guide to Thomas Jefferson’s World by Charley Miller & Peter Miller is a guide which tells the reader about the famous home of Thomas Jefferson, America’s 3rd President.

We bought this book as a preparation for our second visit to this beautiful s: Travel from Washington DC to Charlottesville, Virginia, to explore Monticello, the home of President Thomas Jefferson.

On this full-day tour, learn all about Jefferson's professional accomplishments and personal life as you tour Monticello, including Mulberry Row — where some of the slaves who worked on the plantation lived. Also, drive by the University of Virginia, which was founded and.

For these and other books about Thomas Jefferson, ask a librarian for help. "What's the Deal. Jefferson, Napoleon, and the Louisiana Purchase" by Rhoda Blumberg National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C. "Thomas Jefferson: Father of Liberty" by Jeri Ferris Carolrhoda Books, Minneapolis "A Personal Tour of Monticello" by Robert Young.

The House Tour is 30 minutes and covers the eight rooms on the ground floor. The second choice is the Behind the Scenes Tour (90 minutes), which visits the nine rooms on the ground floor, plus the second and third floors.

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5-hour Monticello historical tour. Jefferson was a complex character and his statemanship aside it made it difficult for personal relationships to develop fully. The family take on a diplomatic posting in France and after five heady years they move back to Monticello the family home, to take on the politics of th This was a complicated book which made the reading of it a bit slow/5().

We recommend booking Monticello tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 1 Monticello tours on Tripadvisor/K TripAdvisor reviews.

Get the full experience and book a tour. Recommended. Our most popular tours and activities. Nearby Experiences. Other experiences in Charlottesville. Monticello, VA Private Tour. $ per adult. My family understood going in that our trip to Monticello would be a bit different than in the past, but we were happy to have the opportunity /K TripAdvisor reviews.

Its hours of operation vary; in spring the gates are open from a.m. to p.m. with the last tour starting 50 minutes before closing time. Ticket prices vary depending on how much of the. Experience Monticello by Private Car from DC with Lunch at the famous ca Michie Tavern | Via private SUV with your own guide, take a trip to Thomas Jefferson's home at Monticello.

A UNESCO World Heritage Site sincethis property is considered a national treasure. Come join me to discover an American genius and his architectural masterpi. For example, Jefferson had an incredible personal library of books.

But only a fraction of which remained at Monticello. When the Library of Congress burned – destroying its collection of books – during the War ofJefferson restarted it with his own personal collection. Most tours are free or far cheaper than visiting in person.

Take the virtual tour here With an online tour of Monticello, you can explore the neoclassical architectural designs of the third U.S. president, Thomas Jefferson. The main house on Jefferson's plantation, Monticello reveals his neoclassical architectural plan.

and his personal. Known for spending lavishly on books, wine and, above all else, his beloved Monticello, Jefferson left his heirs under a small mountain of debt when he died on July 4.