- the estate and residence of Thomas Jefferson, in central Virginia, near Charlottesville.
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Friday afternoon, I went online and with a few clicks made a reservation at the Best Western in Monticello, just off Highway 17.
Monticello itself was a “machine” that “operated on carefully calibrated violence.”What Did Thomas Jefferson Really Think About Slavery?
Jan Ellen Lewis
October 17, 2012
“Yes, sir,” Rodney replied, recognizing Mr. Jefferson of Monticello.
Hearing that Mr. Jefferson was then at his home, Rodney decided to visit Monticello.
I will give you a letter and when you get back you take it to Monticello and get the colt.
Jefferson, in retirement at Monticello, saw that his hour was come.A History of the United States
In this gig Jefferson used to ride from Monticello to Washington in a day.
Monticello appears on the back (“tails” side) of the nickel; Jefferson's head is on the front.
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