American Adventure

In Which Jenn Goes to Monticello

AMERICA! SPREAD YOUR GOLDEN WINGS! SAIL ON FREEDOM’S WIND ‘CROSS THE SKYYYYYYY-Y-Y-Y-Y-Y! All of which is to say: on Monday I went to Jefferson’s estate Monticello and I took the Behind the Scenes tour! Weirdly enough, no audio-animatronics were involved. Under normal circumstances, no photography is allowed inside the Monticello house as some items are on loan. My understanding is that the standard tour goes through the first floor only – but for an additional fee, we were taken to the second and third floors as well. On the third floor, there are a few explicit places we were...

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