Tag Archives: MOnticello

Martha Randolph: Jefferson’s One Slender Thread

Martha Jefferson Randolph had many advantages as Thomas Jefferson’s daughter, but her life was far from happy. Patsy: The Early Years Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was twenty-seven when he married Martha Wayles Skelton, a twenty-three year old widow with a toddler … Continue reading

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Thomas Jefferson’s Enlightened Palate

Thomas Jefferson was always a slender man. He ate sparingly – but what he ate was always magnificently prepared from the finest ingredients available. Thomas Jefferson was unquestionably born with a brilliant and curious mind. As the poster  child of … Continue reading

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Monticello and Sagamore Hill: Connected in Essence

Presidential homes usually provide the essence of the men who lived there, but none better than Monticello and Sagamore Hill. Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello Thomas Jefferson was a Renaissance man of the Enlightenment. He somehow managed to compress half a dozen … Continue reading

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