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Entrance to Monticello, Charlottesville, Virginia, circa 1907-1914

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Summary:The entrance to Monticello in Charlottesville, Virginia, circa 1907-1914. Reverse caption reads: "Entrance to Monticello. Monticello, the home and burial place of Thomas Jefferson, is three miles west of Charlottesville. This Colonial mansion stands upon an eminence, and commands a view of the Blue Ridge for 150 miles. Washington, Adams, Lafayette, and Hamilton were all entertained in the always hospitable Monticello, and there Jefferson died July 4th, 1826. Along the highway, leading to the entrance, the path still remains where Jefferson, pursued by Tarleton's men, made his escape." Postcard series number: 2388.
Provider:Raphael Tuck and Sons
Century:1901-2000
Printing place:Europe
German Empire
Saxony
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
1911-1920
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Charlottesville
Topical subjects:Monticello (Va.)
Mansions
Plantations
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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